TITLE

Chief executives should be business leaders

AUTHOR(S)
Steele, Andy
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Lawyer;6/25/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 25, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author offers an explanation on the specific duties and responsibilities of chief executive officers in law firms in Great Britain. He points that chief executives in law firms are senior lawyers who were given the title because other titles have been given to others. He emphasizes that the roles of a chief executive is to bring an understanding of the business and to create stronger strategies.
ACCESSION #
25738744

 

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