Economic Development

2014 Regional Report: The Midwest

A state-by-state look at what the Midwest has to offer.

CEO Perspectives: Why We’re Here (2014 Regional Report: Midwest)

Midwestern CEOs talk about why they chose their current locations.

New Republican Senate Must Make the Economy Priority One

November’s midterm elections revealed that, more than five-years after the recession ended, Americans remain concerned about the economy. Companies can help by focusing on improving staff morale, loyalty and retention.

Innovation Depot: Building in Birmingham

Larry Lilley and a couple of buddies had an idea for an IT company in 1996. What they didn’t have was money or space. 

Regional Report: The Southeast

Chief Executive’s newest Regional Report offers an in-depth look at the pros and cons of doing business in Florida, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana, Georgia, Virginia, Alabama, Kentucky and Mississippi.

Recovering Detroit Economy Still Challenges CEOs

Business chiefs, even many across the country, have a complex relationship with Detroit. Many recognize its vast shortcomings and still employ it as a symbol of industrial and social decay. Many others instead latch on to the real renaissance occurring in the Motor City and point to it as an inspiring phoenix of a town. Still others do both.

Companies Aren’t Jumping Into the Latest Economic Recovery With Both Feet

The U.S. economy seems to be indicating it is back on a growth track. But many CEOs and business owners remain worried that the U.S. economy once again could ease off as the year goes on and are being cautious in their decision making.

Regional Report: The West

A state-by-state look at what western states have to offer businesses

Is Toyota’s Shift from California to Texas a Sign of More to Come?

There are all sorts of implications that can result from Toyota’s decision to pull up stakes in southern California and move its North American headquarters to northern Texas. The move will also underscore the importance of factors besides financial incentives as crucial determinants in the economic-development sweepstakes.

EVA and the Private Company

What can “economic value added,” increasingly considered the public company’s preferred performance metric, do for your company?
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November 2-3, 2017
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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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