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YOGURT CULTURE GOES GLOBAL

August 2004

Chief Executive Conversations with the Editor August 1 2004

Yogurt Culture Goes Global

DARTS & ROSESROSE…JAMIE HOUGHTON of Corning. After the fiber optic collapse, it looked like it was time to turn out [...]

Chief Executive Strategy August 1 2004

Would a CEO Make a Good President?

In an online column Chief Executive asked why CEOs are largely underrepresented from the ranks of political leaders, particularly those [...]

Chief Executive March 4 2008

Would a CEO Make a Good President?

In an online column Chief Executive asked why CEOs are largely underrepresented from the ranks of political leaders, particularly those seeking the presidency (Mitt Romney notwithstanding).

Chief Executive January 16 2008

World Class Manufacturing

Manufacturing is exhibiting a renaissance driven by increased competition worldwide, but what does it take to be truly world-class today? CEOs who gathered in Chicago to explore this question rated themselves-on average-a 71/2 on a scale of one to 10, but gave U.S. manufacturing-as a whole-a mere five.

Chief Executive November 1 1987

Worker Optimism Proves Resilient

GENERALLY SPEAKING, nearly half of your employees are unimpressed by you. But you must be doing something right, because in [...]

Chief Executive March 1 2003

Word of Advice to the UAW

IT’S A PIVOTAL MOMENT for U.S. manufacturing. Delphi‘s bankruptcy decision and General Motors’ tentative deal with the United Auto Workers [...]

Chief Executive November 1 2005

Women in the boardroom

1978 “Of the top 1,000 Fortune companies, 20 percent have at least one woman on their boards,” wrote Felice Schwartz, [...]

Chief Executive September 1 2002

Women CEOs Make Slow Progress

Xerox promoted Anne M. Mulcahy, 48, from president and COO to president and CEO, capping a 25-year career with the [...]

Chief Executive October 1 2001

wiz newswire

From the desk of William J. Holstein, editor in chief of Chief Executive MagazineCEO NEWSWIREEarth to Central Bankers: CEOs Say Inflation is Not a ThreatThe chattering class that’s spending so much time wondering what kind of inflation policies new Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke will have ought to stop for a moment for this word from America’s CEOs: inflation is not a problem. And it’s not going to be a problem for the foreseeable future.story>> CEO NEWSWIRECommentary: The Quiet Debate Among CEOs: Are We American Companies or Not?As a young correspondent for United Press International in Lansing, Mich. In 1975, I drove up to Midland to interview Carl Gerstacker, then CEO of Dow Chemical, about his statement that he wanted Dow to have its headquarters on its own island out in the ocean. He didn’t want to be domiciled in a single country.story>> CEO OF THE YEARThe deadline is December 31 for your nomination. If you are a chairman, vice chairman, CEO, president or COO, go to www.chiefexecutive.net and nominate your candidate. The current CEO of the Year is George David of United Technologies; prior to him it was Fred Smith of FedEx. Chief Executive magazine has been facilitating this judging process for 20 years. For the list of previous winners>>For  criteria>>                              

Chief Executive December 14 2005

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