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More than ever, adapting to technological change is an imperative. Read More »
Addressing automation’s impact on employment may fall to CEOs. Read More »
In their latest book, The Real-Life MBA, Jack and Suzy Welch spend a fair amount of space on business culture—far more than I remember Jack talking about it when he was CEO of GE. “You will lose your best people, that is unless you have a culture that’s not about shutting people down; it’s about setting people free,” the Welches write. Read More »
Investment—and job creation—tends to happen in hospitable climates. Read More »
At our CEO2CEO Leadership Summit last December, Dow CEO Andrew Liveris got a knowing laugh from the 85 CEOs in the NYSE boardroom when he quipped that when it comes to dealing with Washington, if one “isn’t at the table, you’re on the menu.” One theme that rankled the normally unflappable Australian was regulatory overreach. Read More »
In his recently published book, Character: The Ultimate Success Factor, Jack Phillip London, the former CEO of CACI International, a $3.8 billion technology and professional services company, argues that there is really one thing that guarantees success: character. Read More »
Apart from kicking corporations off welfare, what should be done about cronyism? Read More »
Two external forces are driving CEOs to distraction. One is the fact that the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) was built on shifting sands, and the other is the regulatory overreach of federal agencies such as the SEC, EPA, NLRB and others whose further intrusions into the marketplace are making business leaders cautious and lawyers rich. Combined, these unholy forces add to the uncertainty plaguing the U.S. economy. Read More »
Fifty years ago, during the high-water mark of American economic dominance, 29% of the workers in the U.S. were in manufacturing. Today that figure is closer to 11%. Historically, “invented in the USA” meant made in the USA. Today, that no longer holds true. Apple can design and distribute iPods, iPhones and iPads in the U.S. without having any significant production facilities here at all. Read More »
Do your eyes glaze over whenever you hear certain words and phrases that have long passed their sell-by date?
queried CEOs and its general readers for buzzwords they would like to ban. We invite Briefing readers to volunteer their own.
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