Governance

Change at Chipotle Mexican Grill Puts Dual-CEO Model Under Fire

If 2016 has been the year of the CEO-turned politician, it certainly hasn't been the year of the dual-CEO.

10 Questions for Boards—and Shareholders—As Inauguration Day Approaches

The election of Donald J. Trump as the next president means that CEOs and their boards are facing a new reality they didn’t necessarily expect. Uncertainty hovers over the corporate landscape regarding a number of issues—economic growth, tax policy, the Supreme Court and immigration, for starters—as the new administration’s policy and staffing choices begin to take shape.

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The Secret to a Great Board: Vetting Your Candidates

While top corporate and institutional officials are experts at assessing issues and making fact-based decisions, considerations surrounding appointments of fellow senior leaders can present unique risks to the reputations of the decision-makers and their institutions.

A CEO’s Guide to Board Meeting Best Practices

Proper planning can help you make the most of time spent with the advisors, industry experts and investors who serve on your board.

Who Needs a CEO Anyway? This Luxury Goods Retailer Thinks it Doesn’t

Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods company behind brands including Cartier jewelery, Montblanc pens and IWC watches, has gone one better than scrapping its co-CEO model. It's decided to jettison the CEO role altogether.

Two Heads Aren’t Always Better than One, at Least at Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market has decided to press on with just one CEO, ending a six-year partnership at a time when the organic food producer is struggling with falling sales and begging the question of whether companies can thrive with two captains.

Boardroom Rabble Rousers are More Highly Valued than their Collaborative Peers

Brave directors who aren't afraid to challenge management are doing a far better job than peers who place a greater emphasis on understanding others' points of view, according to new research.

Respect for Elder CEOs is Increasing as Economy Mends

Older CEOs are staying in their jobs longer, according to new research, indicating that a generational shift that occurred in the wake of the global financial crisis has largely run its course.

Good-to-Great Boards and the Importance of Culture

Research unveils the traits shared by truly successful boards.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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