Trade

CFOs Aren’t so Sure About the Strength of the Economy

Any CEOs hopeful that Donald Trump's election will herald a golden age of strong economic growth may want to have a chat with their CFO.

For China’s CEOs, American Protectionism Could be a Curse and a Blessing

Just like Donald Trump, Wanda Group owner and CEO Wang Jianlin made his fortune in the real estate and entertainment industries.

How International is the Mid-Market?

CEOs broadly are optimistic, although some are concerned about the impact of Brexit.

China Could Emerge as Free-Trade Kingmaker if U.S. Turns Inward

Pacific Rim leaders have vowed to press on with free-trade negotiations, though they could now have a greater focus on China, rather than the U.S, following Donald Trump's election as president.

CEOs Speak Out in Support of Free Trade

Donald Trump blames our trade partners, especially China, Japan and Mexico, for America’s economic weakness. Bernie Sanders complains that free trade agreements hurt American...

Is Your Ability to Conduct Trans-Atlantic Trade in Jeopardy?

The impact of the UK’s exit from the European Union following a positive June 23 referendum result has long been questioned. But now, the focus is also on what a “Brexit” will do to trans-Atlantic trade.

The U.S. Economy May Not Support World Growth

Sputtering global growth, fueled by the collapse of commodity prices, China’s economic slowdown, and other factors, has many nations hoping to piggyback on the...

6 Secrets to Creating a Winning Globalization Strategy

Spurred on by plummeting transportation and logistics costs, we are entering a third wave of globalization that will increase trade, change the way companies work, and improve the quality of life for millions of people across the world.

Many Mid-Market Firms See Exporting as Pivotal to Their Success, Survey Says

A recent survey by credit insurance firm Euler Hermes shows that mid-market firms value exporting as a key competitive tactic and growth strategy. 

Trade: A Better Path to Freedom

 WE'RE HEARING A LOT about "freedom" these days and how it requires a major escalation of military spending to achieve it. In some cases,...
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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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