Leadership & Strategy

CEOs Should Lead the Charge for Business Transformation

Most organizations are starting to explore how technology can enable a complete business transformation, and while details generally fall to IT, the CEO must lead the charge.

Cautious Advice on Disrupting your Market from a CEO Who’s Been There

Succeeding at being disruptive requires a deeper commitment than anything you've probably ever done. But in the end, the payoff can be worth it.

CEOs Tell President Trump What Business Needs

CEOs from eight different sectors discuss how they would like President Trump to proceed on a number of issues.

MANAGEMENT STYLE: Campaigning is One Thing; Leading is Another, CEOs Say

Of all the things mid-market company chiefs would like to see President Trump do, their biggest wish for the “CEO-in-Chief” might be the most difficult for him to ever accomplish: change his management style.

What Manufacturing CEOs Can Learn on the Factory Floor

Executives can learn a lot on the factory floor, not only about production and the inner workings of the products they produce, but also about their workforce.

Smart Manufacturing will Require Smart Leaders

As manufacturers work to keep up with technology, their leaders must keep up their knowledge as well.

“I Need Leadership Help”: Uber CEO Issues Yet Another Apology after Arguing with Driver

Travis Kalanick says he will seek counseling on his leadership style as the next in a string of scandals tests the patience of investors.

Your Customer Data is at the Heart of Digital Transformation

CEOs share insights on culling actionable information out of mountains of Big Data.

ROI-Based Consulting Contracts: The Pros and Cons

CEOs are increasingly holding consulting firms to the ROI they promise by putting it in writing.

Post-Election: CEOs Can Heal Wounds Impairing Productivity with Respect and Collaboration

Americans today not only are deeply divided, but are showing less patience and respect for each other’s opinions. A CEO might be best advised not to take the issue of civility head-on, but rather take the tact of reinforcing the business value and of a civil, collaborative environment.
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THOUGHT LEADERS

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.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

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.

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