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Chief Executive
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Chief executives hold the highest ranking in a pyramidal corporate structure. They have complete oversight of the functioning of the business, its departments, risks, and stakeholders. They analyse different kinds of information and create links among them for decision-making purposes. They serve as a communication link with the board of directors for reporting and implementation of the overall strategy.


Entry may be by appointment or internal promotion, as appropriate, and is usually based on relevant experience although candidates may also require academic or professional qualifications for some posts.


  • Analyses economic, social, legal and other data, and plans, formulates and directs at strategic level the operation of a company or organisation.
  • Consults with subordinates to formulate, implement and review company/organisation policy, authorises funding for policy implementation programmes and institutes reporting, auditing and control systems.
  • Prepares, or arranges for the preparation of, reports, budgets, forecasts or other information.
  • Plans and controls the allocation of resources and the selection of senior staff.
  • Evaluates government/local authority departmental activities, discusses problems with government/local authority officials and administrators and formulates departmental policy.
  • Negotiates and monitors contracted out services provided to the local authority by the private sector.
  • Studies and acts upon any legislation that may affect the local authority.
  • Stimulates public interest by providing publicity, giving lectures and interviews and organising appeals for a variety of causes.
  • Directs or undertakes the preparation, publication and dissemination of reports and other information of interest to members and other interested parties.

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