As everyone knows, exec transition is a big topic as boomers move out the door. Bridgestar's newest Leadership Matters article contains help on an important part of this: setting up and running an effective search committee. Many boards are totally vexed when presented with this problem, so this article is well worth the read.
In a related piece of news, I've just started a hilarious book on boomers versus Gen@ entitled "Boomsday". The first 50 pages that I got through last night were priceless, and I'll get back to you on this more soon.