Chief Operating Officer

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Chief Operating Officer (COO)

The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president.

Chief Operating Officer

The manager of a company (often but not always a publicly-traded company) who is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations. That is, the COO ensures smoothness in the process of producing and distributing the company's goods or of providing its services. A COO is responsible to the CEO and the board of directors.
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However, that profile is changing, as more COOs start to take on increasingly strategic and growth-oriented roles.
Does the COO fit the company in terms of having what it takes to meet the challenges of the job?
Before he talks to me, Bob Laport, the Coos County forester and a founder of the association, looks around to see who might be listening.
Still, there are COOs who have quietly helped build great companies, who have become the CEO's closest confidant and a caring, trusted leader for the rank-and-file.
Riding Shotgun concludes that the success and impact of the relationship should be thought of as related to fit between the two top executives, the capabilities of the COO in relationship to the reason the position is established, and a match between the COO's aspirations and the company's plans for that person.
COOs can expect to spend up to 60 percent of their working time traveling, says Bob Damon, a managing director at executive recruiter Spencer Stuart, up from 40 to 50 percent a few years ago.
com/research/055f38/how_to_become_an_e) has announced the addition of the "How to Become an Expert Communicator as a COO - How to Delegate More Effectively, Listening Techniques, Managing Different Personalities and How These Skills Will Make You a Better Leader" audioconference to their offering.
3 magnitude quake occurred last July 28 only 85 miles west of Coos Bay.
The groundbreaking ceremony was held in the city at the site of NW Natural's future Coos Bay gate station, the point at which the county's transmission line will deliver natural gas to the gas company's local distribution pipelines.
Everything you need to know in 60 minutes about why COOs are updating their compensation plans and the benefits achieved for the operations team, the COO and the company as a whole
The hospital contacted Coos County Chief Deputy Medical Examiner Kris Karcher, who called police.