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Companies Seeing Backlash Over Moving Their Headquarters Overseas

As more corporate CEOs investigate whether changing the company’s headquarters from the United States will reduce burdensome taxes, the situation involving the latest company in the news chain—Walgreen—could be instructive for other CEOs.

Dale Buss Global Business July 10 2014

How to Ensure Your Reshoring Project Won’t Fail

This is the kind of project that, done successfully, can add to the legacy a CEO leaves his company. Unfortunately, not all reshoring, onshoring and nearshoring projects are a success.

Rosemary Coates Global Business , Manufacturing , Nearshoring June 12 2014

Onshoring vs. Offshoring: Service/Support Businesses Are Coming Back Home

Word has been spreading in the last few months that offshoring may no longer be the best option and that the United States is increasingly becoming more competitive for everything from manufacturing to IT to customer service. How should a CEO decide whether offshoring or onshoring is best for his or her firm?

John A. Meyer Global Business , Operations , Outsourcing May 16 2014

4 New Rules for Global Business Success

In his new e-book, Re-Think: A Path to the Future, former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano predicts that traditional multinational firms will cease to exist and will eventually be replaced by globally integrated enterprises. These GIEs will locate departments not only in different states but even in different countries, wherever the most appropriate talent resides.

Lynn Russo Whylly Business Intelligence , Global Business , Innovation April 16 2014

U.S. Companies Aid Philippine Typhoon Victims

From Citibank to the Miami Heat, companies are mobilizing their expertise and capabilities as a response to Typhoon Haiyan. Corporate pledges have so far been announced that exceed $30.1 million. The need is acute: thousands have died and some 660,000 have been forced from their homes. According to the Philippine government, more than 2 million people, including 300,000 pregnant woman and new mothers, need food aid. Here is where to report any aid your company is providing, and a summary of what U.S. companies have committed to doing thus far.

ChiefExecutive.net Asia , CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business November 15 2013

Will You Know When to Leave China?

7 things to know about rebalancing your offshore vs. onshore sourcing

Rosemary Coates CEO Briefing Newsletter , China , Global Business November 1 2013

Regional Report: Southeast

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

Warren Strugatch CEO Briefing Newsletter , North America , Operations October 17 2013

More CEOs Get Impatient with the Government Shutdown

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is asking his fellow chief executives to push for an end to the gridlock in Washington, saying there needs to be a return of civility over partisanship. Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld compares the threat that the US might refuse to raise the debt ceiling to a “giant Taser” that will freeze confidence in the world economy, not just the U.S.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business , North America , Operations October 14 2013

Expect Jeff Bezos to Reinvent the News Business

According to commentator Brad Stone, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos isn’t trying to kill the media business, but he may be trying to re-invent it and by doing so may be trying to race ahead of firms like Apple and Google.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business , Leadership & Strategy August 16 2013

What You Are Not Hearing About Detroit’s Bankruptcy

Detroit ‘s bankruptcy is a warning that no city is too big to fail. Cities that fail have knock-on effects that impact business. Detroit is about $18 billion in debt, and will only be able to pay out a fraction of what it owes. Some media reports hint that it’s problems may lead to some form of federal bailout. But is this really likely? What are the likely impacts on business in the region?

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Global Business July 26 2013

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