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The Coming Jobs War

As one of the “tribal chiefs” -local CEOs- in your community, you can make a difference when it comes to spurring job creation through start-ups and “shoot-ups.” Here are four important points to keep in mind.

Jim Clifton Global Business , Leadership & Strategy November 2 2011
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What’s Next for China?

Already the world’s second-largest economy, China’s future—and the future of companies doing business there—depends on overcoming significant hurdles.Here’s what CEOs had to say at a roundtable at the CEO of the Year.

Jennifer Pellet China , Global Business October 14 2011
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M&A Takeaways

While many expected the global recession to be a challenging time for deal-making, a recent study by KPMG reports the reverse.

Jennifer Pellet Global Business October 4 2011
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Building Back America

Once upon a time, America’s businessmen and entrepreneurs were social and political leaders. Too often now we leave those leadership duties to others who, frankly, don’t know what it takes to run a business or create wealth. But we have an opportunity to reclaim them and take a stand for what is best for our nation.

Gary Shapiro Global Business September 9 2011
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Are You Ready to Take on China’s Next-Generation Competitors?

The broad middle markets of China, India, and Brazil are where most of the growth of the next decade will be found. It will be hard for any firm to be among the global market leaders in 2020 unless they have a meaningful share of this. The trouble is, the next-generation companies in China such as Haier, Geely, and others that are stepping onto the global stage as tough competitors are already positioning themselves to dominate these markets.

George F. Brown Jr. and David G. Hartman China , Global Business September 1 2011

66 Percent of CEOs Plan to Freeze or Downsize Workforce Size

The beginning of August brought Washington’s debt ceiling circus followed shortly by S&P’s downgrade of American debt. And, in turn, CEO confidence in business conditions remained negative. Though the CEO Confidence Index rose slightly (0.4 percent) it remained at a dismal 5.30 out of a possible 10. As one CEO put it, “As I approach my 44th year in business, the last 20 as a CEO, I can never remember a time when I felt so disenfranchised from our leadership in Washington.

ChiefExecutive.net Global Business August 11 2011
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Globalization & Technology: Embrace Tomorrow’s Strategies

Globalization and technology have drastically changed the business landscape. As a business leader you have no control over geopolitical conflicts, but they will undoubtedly affect you. Here are some strategies for facing the future.

Robert H. Bloom Global Business , Leadership & Strategy August 5 2011
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Designing a China Business Framework

If you’re looking to succeed in China, you’ll need to align your strategy with the agenda of China’s leaders. Businesses need to take a “politico-strategic” approach when entering the country because of the strong relationship between commerce and government.

Robert Lawrence Kuhn Asia , China , Global Business , Strategy July 8 2011
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Why Businesses Should Shift from Cost Management to Cost Leadership

Instead of cost management, it’s time for CEOs to practice cost leadership. Cost leadership is reflected in a culture that, independent of macroeconomic circumstances, pursues a low cost, high-quality, customer-centric approach to managing the business. By doing this, you can turn cost consciousness into a strategic position and sustain your business.

Jonathan Schiff and Allen Schiff Global Business , Leadership & Strategy , Operations , Strategy June 17 2011
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Making the United States Less Competitive

The United States has the second-highest overall tax rate for companies in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Chief Executive magazine compares U.S. rates to the rest of the world.

Jennifer Pellet Global Business , Governance/Compliance , Regulatory June 15 2011

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