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First Votes on Say on Pay Approve Majority of CEOs’ Compensation

The results are in for Say on Pay, and at almost 99% of companies’ shareholders voted ‘yea.’ The shareholder votes allowed by the Dodd Frank financial overhaul provision (aimed at curtailing top executives’ pay) are not binding, but are still representative of the landscape of CEO compensation. Shareholders think that boards are compensating their executives properly. Only 1.5% of companies had shareholders who disagreed with compensation packages (that’s only 39 out of 2532 companies). CEO Briefing Newsletter , CEO Compensation July 14 2011

Home Court Advantage and the Downfalls of Going Global

Going global is tricky business.  Though it signals strength in a company (the ability to expand in the marketplace), it [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 14 2011

Cheap Labor? Rising Wages and the End of Manufacturing in China

Made in China. Or maybe not.  Once a place where companies went to find cheap labor, China is becoming less [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 14 2011

VIDEO: IBM’s Saul Berman on the Best Business Books for CEOs

Chief Executive magazine Editor JP Donlon interviewed IBM Global Business Services’ Saul Berman for the May/June 2011 issue. Here, Berman lists the most important business books that CEOs should read. Leadership & Strategy , Personal Effectiveness , Videos July 12 2011

Is Your company vulnerable to cyber-sabotage? What you can do to safeguard your business. July 12 2011

VIDEO: CEO of the Year Alan Mulally on How to Encourage Innovation

Chief Executive magazine’s 2011 CEO of the Year, Ford Motor Company’s Alan Mulally, discusses how he encourages innovation among his employees. Mulally’s strategy? Focus on what the customer wants (and will want) and then tailor the products to them. Innovation , Leadership & Strategy , Videos July 11 2011

Does Power Stifle Innovation?

Traditional thinking would say that powerful people are more creative. It might, however, be time to change that assumption. The [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 7 2011

Overcoming Information Overload and Gaining Productivity

We are constantly bombarded with data. We can get information from print, television, email, internet news sources, twitter, Facebook, text, [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 7 2011

The Era of Agile Commerce: How You Need to Change Your Marketing Strategy

We are now in the age of the internet. If a potential customer wants to learn about your company, the [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 7 2011

B2B: Why New Technology Affects You (Even If You Think It Doesn’t)

Too often, business leaders think that new technology will be more beneficial for business-to-consumer companies rather than business-to-business companies. This [...] CEO Briefing Newsletter July 7 2011

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