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Musk Glows as Tesla Overtakes Ford and Disruption Overtakes Tradition

The electric car and power company's rise is another unsettling sign for the many CEOs who still feel unprepared for market disruption.

Should CEOs Star in Company Ads? Just ask Warren Buffett

A move to put the famed investors' face on Chinese Coke cans begs the question of whether it's a good idea for CEOs to feature in marketing campaigns.

You Don’t have to Be a Tech Expert to Confront Disruption, says Incoming Starbucks...

Kevin Johnson says it's more about understanding what customers want.

Present or Not, Looming Trump-Xi Summit is a Big Deal for CEOs

The president is talking tough ahead of this week's meeting, which could offer room for both leaders to advance their mutual interests—and help business in the process.

MBAs Don’t Necessarily Make the Best CEOs, Studies Find

Companies lead by CEOs with MBAs actually performed worse on average, according to three pieces of research.

Passé America? Fashion Chain Threatens to Shut Stores if Import Tariffs Rise

Japan's Uniqlo could close all 50 of its American outlets, its founder and CEO has warned.

Chocolate Scion Shakes up Governance with First Non-Family CEO

Giovanni Ferrero continues to recast the management mold created by his father amid an emerging tendency for leaders to step away from day-to-day management duties and focus on strategy.

More than Child’s Play: How CEOs Benefit from Consulting with Kids

Gap CEO Jeff Kirwan promised to enhance the retailer's clothing range after receiving some not-so-conventional advice.

GE CEO Challenges Trump on Climate Change

Jeff Immelt said climate change science is "well accepted" and called on business leaders to keep dealing with the issue themselves, whatever happens in Washington.

American CEOs have Fallen Behind their European Peers in Adopting the Internet of Things

Bain's research shows U.S. executives also appear to have a greater focus on applying the technology to cost control, rather than making their products better.
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THOUGHT LEADERS

How to Respond When Bosses Misbehave

With all the bad CEO behavior out there lately, is it time to press reset?

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why it Matters

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

How Mark Vergnano Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

Last 12 Months: CEO Confidence is on a Steady Uptick

Although it has dipped slightly in the last two months, CEO confidence made significant strides in the...

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