As can happen with such assessments, however, the feedback report can be taken as the final word on the individual. Close the book. End of story. As can also happen with such assessments, feedback can be perceived as enough to improve. Insight, it is assumed, will result in changed performance. In this particular case, both mindsets came into play.
To date, the organization has not undertaken such an investment, and is leaning toward Plan B, which is to entertain offers from competitors and other organizations to take over the company. Some of the current leadership may survive a sale; others may not.