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Energy, Growth and Prosperity

The U.S.’s prosperity has historically been fueled by affordable energy. But the inexpensive electric power that gave American businesses and the overall economy a competitive advantage over other regions is about to get a whole lot pricier, James Rogers, CEO of Duke Energy, told CEOs gathered for a Summit discussion on energy policy.Transitioning to a low-carbon world, he points out, ...

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CEO in the Middle-the Board Above and the Executive Team Below

Business leaders have always faced the challenge of satisfying both the demands of an independent board of directors and the needs of their executive team members. But over the past decade that task has become trickier. An increasingly competitive and turbulent landscape is putting pressure on CEOs to ratchet up their involvement in the operational aspects of businesses and functional ...

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Resourcing and Transforming the U.S. Army

Lt. General Speakes, deputy chief of staff for programs, G-8, and a veteran of commands in Operation Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, is, in essence, the CFO of the armed forces, charged with developing a balanced fiscal strategy that does everything from recruiting a soldier when he or she enters the Army to finding the right weapon systems, right housing, ...

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Innovate or Perish

What is the next big profit opportunity? And, perhaps more important, how do business leaders dedicate resources to finding it during an economy in freefall?CEOs who gathered in November to discuss the challenge of stimulating innovation in a down economy universally agreed that innovation is the primary engine of growth and value creation—the path to a higher growth, higher margin ...

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Unlimited Bandwidth; Ubiquitous Access

The explosive growth in bandwidth and new forms of networking technology will allow marketers to reach communities of one or 100,000 with near equal ease and cost effectiveness. The confluence of Internet, mobile telephony, satellite communications and new media is a potentially game changing transformation that will disrupt historic methods of marketing products and services in unanticipated ways, changing the ...

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Next-Generation Globalization

Oil price spikes, reeling markets, the implosion of global companies—clearly, the onward march toward a borderless world economy has hit a few roadblocks. Yet even as economies across the globe grapple with uncertainty and calls for greater regulation, corporations recognize that the current crisis brings growth opportunities along with challenges.Those enterprises able to effectively employ innovations and advances in information ...

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Re-Thinking Global Strategy

It’s no secret that the phenomenal growth stories of China and India are changing the global economy playing field. By the end of this year China will have surpassed Germany as the world’s third largest economy, behind the U.S. and Japan. In fact, projections suggest that between 2035 and 2050 the three biggest economies will be the U.S., China and ...

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10th Annual CEO2CEO Leadership Summit

Driving Growth and Value in a Post-Election WorldNovember 11, 2008, TuesdayMandarin Oriental,New York City, New YorkThere is no such thing as a “growth industry.” Most industries have mature segments and each mature segment has a growth giant. Even during difficult economic conditions there are companies that grow faster than GDP and generate value faster than their peers. We aim to show ...

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