Strategy

Why Tesla and Toyota’s Patent-Sharing Strategies Are Not for Everyone

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda at least have agreed on one way to achieve their widely varying visions of the future of the automobile: open up their patents on the technologies they’re promoting in the hopes of encouraging other automakers to contribute their own efforts in that area and create a critical mass of technology adoption and development that will push the company’s choice of future power trains across the finish line first.

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2014 CEO2CEO Summit:
Growing Your Business in Uncertain Times

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Sometimes you have to get out of your office to be more effective in it. That, in a nutshell, is the premise behind events like December’s CEO SUMMIT at the New York Stock Exchange, where leaders gathered to share insights and brainstorm on solutions for their most pressing business challenges. These pages offer takeaways and highlights from the event.

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Nationwide Water-Shortage Issues Spill Onto CEO’s Agenda

CEOs are making availability and development of water resources a bigger interest and concern across the board as record-breaking drought continues in California, as the Colorado River Valley deals with supply issues, and as the future of water remains an issue in other regions, including Texas, the Great Plains and the Southeast.

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