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When Activists Come Hunting: How CEOs Should Respond

Shareholder activists have more and more heads on their wall—behold those of General Electric’s Jeffrey Immelt and Uber’s Travis Kalanick, of the most recent vintage—and more CEOs and boards are focusing energy on how not to be their next victims.

These are the Most Cautious CEOs in Tech, According to a Robot

Elon Musk's high rating provides a reminder that ambition shouldn't be confused with recklessness.

Uber’s Crisis Management Strategy Offers Lessons for CEOs

Uber's management failed the company and its people when it turned a blind eye to the problems behind closed doors, but its swift action to hire an outside law firm once the problems became public and then follow through on its recommendations set a good example for how to handle a crisis situation.

“Meditation Rooms” may be Coming to the C-Suite

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's special quiet times could catch on with other business leaders, according to Arianna Huffington.

CEO Credibility Crisis Claims are Overblown, Survey Suggests

People trust CEOs, it appears, so long as its their own.

Here are America’s Most “Loved” CEOs

Costco's financial performance, plus its reputation for treating staff well, have held Craig Jelinek in good stead.

Ford CEO Out as Investors Show Little Patience for Leaders Seen Falling Behind

Mark Fields will be replaced by the head of the auto giant's autonomous driving unit, according to reports.

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.

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

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

The CEO Mistake that “Dwarfed all Others”: Buffet Weighs in on Wells Fargo

The bank's previous management could have averted a crisis by simply admitting they were wrong, according to the famed investor.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

CEOs Rank 2017 Best & Worst States for Business

While there is a level of constancy when it comes to the very best and very worst states for business, there is plenty of jockeying for position within the ranks, and even some leaping and plummeting.

Lessons From a CEO Who Built an Office Tower

Northwestern Mutual CEO John Schlifske opened a 32-story, $450M high-rise in downtown Milwaukee. The tower is now the largest building in Wisconsin.

My First Job: Belfor’s Yellen Learned Billion-Dollar Lessons as 11-Year-Old Dishwasher

Today Yellen has no regrets about being a child laborer, not only because he helped his family survive financially but also because he learned lessons that have proven invaluable.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Anticipate Improved Business Conditions By Next Year

Despite CEOs’ confidence ratings in future business conditions being flat since April, we believe their confidence may be about to break out of its holding pattern.

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