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How CEO Marillyn Hewson is Leading Lockheed Martin to New Heights

Shares of Lockheed Martin recently reached all-time highs as the company secured new major contracts from the Pentagon, including a multi-billion deal for another batch of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter stealth jets. Analysts credit the company's growth to not only growth in defense spending but to bold moves made by its female CEO, Marillyn Hewson.

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5 Lessons for a Corporate Turnaround from an Auto Industry CEO

There are few tougher jobs for a CEO than competing in the U.S. auto industry these days. Sales are leveling off after post-recession boom times, but there’s been no appreciable thinning of the herd, putting extra pressure on every car maker—especially the small fry.

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How Randall Stephenson Took AT&T into the Future of Digital

The twin forces of advanced high-speed wireless networks and the emergence of sensors in use everywhere (Internet of Things) have not only transformed the nation’s first communications company (Ma Bell, now AT&T), but will change every other industry along with it.

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Evolve or Expire: Why Effective Change Management Is Critical for Growth

For a company to prosper, it must be willing to continually evolve. The more a company embraces change, the better its chances of success. Most business leaders understand this, but when the time comes for real change to be made, many fail to consider the effects of these adjustments on the company as a whole.

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8 Characteristics of Great Teams, in Sports and Business

Long-time Sports Illustrated associate editor turned business consultant Don Yaeger studies high performers in sports for lessons in business leadership. Recently he conducted more than 100 interviews with some of the greatest team-builders in sports and business. From those interviews he wrote “Great Teams: 16 Things High Performing Organizations Do Differently.”  He spoke with Chief Executive about how great coaches develop championship organizations.

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