A Guide to Conducting an Assessment of the Chief Executive

A Guide to Conducting an Assessment of the Chief Executive

When the process is well executed, assessing the performance of a chief executive can be rewarding for both the board and the CEO. In A Guide to Conducting an Assessment of the Chief Executive, BoardSource lays out a step-by-step plan, starting with deciding who will lead the assessment (usually the board chair or immediate past chair), engaging board members in the process, and reviewing the CEO's job description and performance goals in light of the organization's mission, vision, and goals and objectives.