Leadership & Strategy

New Coca-Cola CEO Quincey Aligns Company with the Inevitable

as James Quincey takes over from Muhtar Kent this month, the 52-year-old Briton has become the first Coca-Cola CEO to plan to direct the iconic CPG mammoth as a “total beverage company” rather than as mainly the keeper and beneficiary of the Coke brand legacy that created an industrial legend.

3 Leadership Tips from a Construction CEO and Former Bookie

Long before he took the reins at Australian construction giant Lend Lease in 2007, Stephen McCann worked for five years as a bookmaker at the local horse races.

5 Elements to Help CEOs Create Deeper Sense of Company Purpose

Organizations that can articulate a genuine sense of purpose generate better shareholder returns, research shows.

Need to Take a Break? This Method Could Make you More Productive

It turns out that unexpected breaks foster more productivity, according to new research.

Some Struggling Companies Feel it’s Best to Bank on Experience

AIG has selected industry veteran Brian Duperrault to get the insurance giant back on track amid a broader rise in the average CEO age.

Executives May be Under-Estimating Staff Departure Risk

And it could be a poor relationship with senior management that is giving them itchy feet.

Trump’s “Made in America” Push Hasn’t Come Fast Enough to Save U.S. Steel CEO

Mario Longhi stood down just weeks after the company posted a disappointing first-quarter loss. 

Marc Lore’s Trick for Keeping Execs Fired Up After Acquisitions

The Walmart.com CEO says giving acquirees room to do there own thing, while tempting, is a big no no.

Airline CEO Joins Pie-in-the-Face Club Gracefully

Alan Joyce stayed composed after he was assaulted on stage, though the incident highlights the importance of investing in CEO safety.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award
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October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado
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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.

MICHAEL ARENA: How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why...

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

MARK VERGNANO: How He 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.


March 2017: CEO Confidence in Future Business Conditions Soars 6%

After taking a slight step backward in February, CEO confidence ratings surged in March, to 7.41, up 6.0% from 6.99 in February, and up 4.8% from 7.07 in January.