Description: Bob Iger is back. Disney, in a shocking late Sunday announcement, said it had reappointed Iger as chief executive, effective immediately, after Iger’s hand-picked successor as CEO, Bob Chapek, came under fire for his management of the entertainment giant.
Date: Nov 21, 2022
Questions for discussion:
- What does this story say about the managerial roles of the board of directors and the CEO?
- Do you believe Bob Iger bears some responsibility for the selection of Bob Chapek?
- How should the board and CEO now go about selecting the next CEO, given the two-year window available?