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Perhaps it’s Time to Call a School Teacher: Dimon Tells CEOs

The head of JPMorgan has provided some practical advise to business leaders who share his determination to tackle America's skill shortage.

Food-Fighting CEO Raises Specter of Past Failures

Chipotle and Panera's leaders made counterclaims about the quality of their products, raising the question of whether it's a good idea to pan a competitor.

Investment Professionals More Confident on Economy than CEOs

Almost half of the world's investment professionals are upbeat, a new survey shows, striking a contrast to the more modest levels of optimism expressed by CEOs.

You’re Both Hired! Job-Sharing on the Rise for Senior Positions

Job-sharing for senior roles is happening more frequently than ever, indicating to CEOs and their organizations that a desire for more flexible working arrangements isn't just the domain of millennials.

Union Membership Hits All-Time Low, Though State-Based Discrepancies Remain

America's union membership rates has halved over the past three decades to reach new lows, crunched by a decline in the manufacturing sector.

Oil CEOs Celebrate as Trump Approves Controversial Pipelines

When Donald Trump said he would use his first 100 days in office to boost the fossil fuel sector he certainty meant it.

Incident Management: What the Board Needs to Know  

Imagine an incident occurs at a competitor, resulting in an immediate decline in market cap and an increase in regulatory focus on your industry.

What CEOs Can Learn from Germany’s Hidden Champions

BMW, Siemens, Bayer. When you think German business, these names may spring to mind. But have you ever heard of Rimowa, Jungbunzlauer or Strama-MPS?

The Gender Ratio of Board Members Leans More Male Than Female

The top 10 Fortune 500 companies have significantly more male executives and board members than female, according to a study by eCard Shack.

If You Want to Hire Millennials, You Must Understand How They Want to Work...

Leaders are increasingly focusing on the millennial generation. Gallup, research-based, performance-management consultancy, recently completed a study of how this generation’s attitudes and preferences are...
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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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