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Maybe Jeff Can Do It

Since Chief Executive published its previous issue’s cover story on why CEOs are fed up with Washington, President Obama signaled a possible attitudinal shift, with the appointment of GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt to head the Council on Jobs and Competitiveness. The new group replaces an advisory board headed by Paul Volker that the President established just after he took office.

ChiefExecutive.net Governance , Regulatory March 14 2011
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VIDEO: Ford’s Alan Mulally on Gov’t Regulations for Businesses

Chief Executive magazine’s CEO of the Year, Ford Motor’s Alan Mulally, serves on President Obama’s export council, specifically leading the manufacturing section. In this video, Mulally discusses Ford’s involvement in formulating government regulations, the importance of a business – government relationship, corporate tax rates, and how to bring America back to the top in manufacturing (something he knows more than a little about).

ChiefExecutive.net Governance , Governance/Compliance , Manufacturing , Operations , Regulatory , Videos July 18 2011

CEO Compensation Report 2011

Do companies really pay for performance? ChiefExecutive explores the questions that board compensation committees and shareholders are asking: how do you link short and long-term pay to performance while neither overpaying nor underpaying the CEO?

Russ Banham Boards of Directors , CEO Compensation , CEO Life , Governance , Governance/Compliance , Governance/Compliance May 17 2011
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The Devil in the Data Of Financial Reform

Analyzing risk is easier said than done.

Allan D. Grody And Dr. Robert M. Mark Global Business , Governance , Governance/Compliance , Regulatory November 12 2010

CEOs Say Enough Already

Alarmed by government policy—or the lack thereof—business leaders are having to devote more and more time to government issues.

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn Governance , Governance/Compliance , Leadership & Strategy , Regulatory January 3 2011
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What CEOs Need to Know About New Governance Developments

Under section 14A of Dodd-Frank, shareholder votes on executive compensation are now mandatory for all public companies. 2011 was the policies first year and it seems as if investors will largely back executive pay plans. Companies who held votes had a passage rate of 98.5 percent.

James R. Copland Governance , Governance/Compliance , Legal August 12 2011

Succession Planning Crucial For Corporate Image


Absence of an effective succession plan can put a company’s image to jeopardy, feel experts

Fayazuddin A. Shirazi Governance , Strategy February 13 2009

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