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Strong Company Reputations Aren’t Always What They Seem

Amazon.com is widely popular. In fact, according to a Harris Interactive survey of 14,000 individuals Amazon enjoys the best reputation among the general public of any company. But wait. Last year last year Apple topped Harris Interactive same survey and recently it has seen its stock plummet by more than 20 percent. Mark Hulbert, editor of the Hulbert Financial Digest argues that the most admired companies aren’t always the best investments.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter March 13 2013

Study Says CEOs Disappoint as Board Members, But Numbers Tell a Different Story

In August, the Stanford School of Business released a survey with executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles on the effectiveness [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter September 1 2011

Suppliers Assess Wal-Mart’s ‘Made-in-USA’ Parade

Wal-Mart is drawing all sorts of attention these days for its new commitment to purchasing American-made goods. But unlike decades ago when the retailing giant cajoled manufacturers to source their goods from China and other low-cost nations, this time Wal-Mart is responding opportunistically to a general made-in-the-USA resurgence that already was well underway.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Operations October 18 2013

Supreme Court Health Care Reform Decision: What CEOs Need To Know

How the Court’s Decision Affects Your Company A Chief Executive.net Exclusive Webinar

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter June 28 2012

Survival (Not Stakeholders) is the Name of the Game

CEOs are pressured by many different parties who have an interest in the success of the company. These interests, however, [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter October 13 2011
take-one-tablet

Tablets: Take one and call me in the morning

ChiefExecutive.net October 3 2011
multitask

Taken to Multitask

Doing several things at once is doing us in.

ChiefExecutive.net Chief Humor August 2 2010

Tax Foundation Offers New Stats on Business Tax Climate; Ranks Best States for Business

Wyoming, Florida, and Indiana rank among the ten best states for taxes on business, while companies in states like New York, New Jersey, and California must struggle with the worst tax codes in the country, according to the newest edition of the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Governance/Compliance October 14 2013

Tax Hikes in Obamacare: Now that the Supreme Court Has Upheld the Mandate as a Tax

The Supreme Court has largely upheld the constitutionality of the President’s healthcare law—the centerpiece of his administration, today. According to [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter June 28 2012

Tax Inversion: One Way to Lower One’s Corporate Tax without Waiting for Washington

A growing number of US companies are set to save hundreds of millions of dollars in tax by relocating to Europe after completing takeovers of Europeon firm, according to a report in the Financial Times. ”Some of the biggest mergers and acquisitions so far in 2013 have involved so-called “tax inversions” – where a US acquirer shifts overseas, to Europe in particular, to pay a lower rate. These deals have come at a time when politicians in Washington have been increasing their calls for corporate tax reform.”

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance August 23 2013

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