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Transitioning at GM and Ford Reveal Different Cultures and Circumstances

Both GM’s Dan Akerson and Ford’s Alan Mulally arrived at their respective positions from outside the auto industry. The former is the “accidental car guy” while the latter is the aviation engineer. Their exits are being closely watched but for slightly different reasons.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Governance/Compliance December 22 2013

Turning Competition Around: How to Use it For Your Own Benefit

It’s natural to look at your competitors in the marketplace as the enemy. Many companies and CEOs are afraid of [...]

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter May 2 2011

Tweet This: Hot IPO Market Welcomes Many Companies

Twitter is leading the headlines as it prepares for an initial public offering that may come as early as mid-November. But overall, the U.S. market for IPOs is hot right now as would-be filers warm up to a handful of factors. Is it time to dust-off your plans for an IPO?

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology October 14 2013

Tweeter-in-Chief: When CEOs Start Twittering, Look Out

CEO are under pressure these days to appear “authentic,” reports The Wall Street Journal’s Leslie Kwoh and Melissa Korn, but using social media—with its demands for quick, unscripted messages—poses risks for the unsuspecting boss.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Technology December 5 2012

Two Cheers for Wealth Creation

Do we want people to create wealth or not? Do we even understand how wealth is created?

ChiefExecutive.net Governance/Compliance March 19 2012
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Two for the Road: Is a co-CEO structure better than the traditional single CEO?

ChiefExecutive.net April 2 2012

U.S. CEOs Headed to Davos Are Gloomy About 2013

US CEOs are showing less confidence for growth in 2013 but are optimistic about the longer-term horizon, according to the 16th annual survey of U.S. CEOs conducted by PricewaterhouseCooper. They are, however, far more confident in their company’s ability to navigate through the anticipated volatility expected over the next three years.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance January 24 2013

U.S. Companies Aid Philippine Typhoon Victims

From Citibank to the Miami Heat, companies are mobilizing their expertise and capabilities as a response to Typhoon Haiyan. Corporate pledges have so far been announced that exceed $30.1 million. The need is acute: thousands have died and some 660,000 have been forced from their homes. According to the Philippine government, more than 2 million people, including 300,000 pregnant woman and new mothers, need food aid. Here is where to report any aid your company is providing, and a summary of what U.S. companies have committed to doing thus far.

ChiefExecutive.net Asia , CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business November 15 2013

U.S. Faces Another Downgrade of its Credit Rating

Moody’s is threatening to downgrade the U.S. prized triple A credit rating if Congress fails to reach a deficit reduction deal. What are the knock-on effects for business and possibly the November election?

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Corporate Finance September 13 2012

U.S. GDP Growth Rate Increased in Q4 2010

The U.S. economy grew at an inflation adjusted 3.2% rate in the last quarter of 2010 vs. a 2.6% rate [...]

ChiefExecutive.net January 28 2011

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