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VIDEO: Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant on Harnessing Healthy Corporate Culture

Chief executive of Monsanto and 2010′s CEO of the Year, Hugh Grant discusses the important traits of a healthy corporate culture. Grant was on-site at the NYSE on July 27 to pass the title of CEO of the Year to 2011′s choice, Ford’s Alan Mulally. Culture , Talent Management , Videos August 1 2011

Kill Economic Freedom; Kill Job Creation

After Boeing announced its plans to locate a Dreamliner production site in South Carolina, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) stated its position that Boeing should restrict production to Washington state. The NLRB was against the airline manufacturer creating jobs in South Carolina (there were no plans to eliminate the jobs in Washington) where there are lower costs and business conditions are stable. Governance/Compliance , Legal , Regulatory July 29 2011

Celebrating 2011’s CEO of the Year: Alan Mulally July 28 2011

Team Players vs. Superstars: Why in Business it’s Better to Build Your Bench

Leaders have different ideas about the value of individual skill versus that of a team. Recently, two very successful and [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 26 2011

How to Balance Your Networking Needs

Chief executives are undoubtedly constantly barraged with networking requests from past coworkers, friends, peers, etc. And although you may be [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 26 2011

Forget Retirement: CEOs Find Success After 75

CEOs are often thought of as older and distinguished, but some CEOs bring this image to a whole new level. [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 26 2011

Hands-On Board Directors Can Build Value for Your Company

Some say that a strong board of directors can have a direct influence on a company’s stock price, according to [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 26 2011

Are Quotas the Answer to More Female Representation at the Top?

There is no debate that the representation of women in the C-suite is poor.  In the US, of the Fortune [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 26 2011

The View From Marketing: How To Get The Most From Your CMO July 25 2011

Consensus is the Enemy to Innovation

As the CEO, you want your employees to disagree with you (although not all of the time). But, blindly following leadership is not conducive to a creative environment, according to Yammer CEO David Sacks. Sacks see consensus as a red flag, that no dissent means that leadership is not open to critiques. Ultimate success comes from all areas across the company, and by stifling criticism you may not be able to get each part of the machine to work well together. And Sacks knows what he’s talking about. His first successful business? PayPal. CEO Briefing Newsletter July 25 2011

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