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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?