Case | HBS Case Collection | March 1991 (Revised October 1991)

CEO Evaluation at Dayton Hudson

by Jay W. Lorsch

Abstract

Describes the Dayton Hudson CEO evaluation process, one of the most intensive in corporate America today. The board of directors' role in the evaluation is examined, as is the question of whether the Dayton Hudson CEO evaluation process should serve as a model for other corporations.

Keywords: Performance Evaluation; Governing and Advisory Boards; Management Succession; Management Teams;

Citation:

Lorsch, Jay W. "CEO Evaluation at Dayton Hudson." Harvard Business School Case 491-116, March 1991. (Revised October 1991.)