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Dale Buss is a long-time contributor to Chief Executive, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and other top-flight business publications. He lives in Michigan.

Tomorrow’s CEOs Will Be Increasingly Female, and Will Have Different Skills Than Today’s CEOs

Although women’s overall share of this year’s incoming class of CEOs is small, the “2013 Chief Executive Study” by Strategy& shows that more women are rising through the ranks to the CEO position than did five years ago (3.6 percent vs. 2.1 percent, respectively). With 60% of all college students and 40% of all MBA students currently being women, by ...

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Companies Seeing Backlash Over Moving Their Headquarters Overseas

The Lesson: People get upset when a company seems willing to forget its roots out of mere financial opportunism. Company chiefs will have to consider the growing possibility of consumer and political backlash in the U.S. in the face of such moves. Dozens of large companies are contemplating the increasingly popular tax-skirting tactic known as “inversion” because U.S. corporate tax ...

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Texas Is Getting Good Marks for Handling Growth

The eyes of the U.S. economic-development community are upon Texas as it prepares to accommodate 4,000 jobs in the move of Toyota’s North American headquarters to the Lone Star State over the next few years. And staring over their shoulders are CEOs and business owners looking on with excited curiosity as they ponder the possibility of following in Toyota’s footsteps and moving to or expanding within Texas.

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