Strategy

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.

How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why it Matters

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

CEO Outlook 2017

Heading into 2017, Chief Executive asked business leaders from across industries and the nation for a gut check on today’s operating environment and their hopes and fears for the year ahead. Here’s what they had to say.

Kissed by Success: What Happened when Hershey Listened to a Mid-Manager

Lots of business leaders talk about encouraging ideas to bubble up from the mid-ranks of their companies.

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How to Make Better Leadership Decisions Than GM, VA or Xerox

Managing "to" results instead of "by" results can cause executives to chase the wrong goal, resulting in near obsession to hold managers accountable without paying any attention to the behaviors underneath the results.

The CEO as Growth Leader

Although still wary of the global economy and the effect government policies will have on profit margins, CEOs are clearly feeling confident enough to begin shifting their focuses from pure survival mode to looking for growth opportunities.

Chart of the Week: Are CEOs Overestimating Their Company’s Ability to Execute Strategy?

Just 39 percent of CEOs and board leaders believe their divisional and department leaders can drive successful strategy execution.

10 Tips for Making a Successful Acquisition

Mark Zuckerberg's acquisition of Oculus only took three and a half days. Your acquisitions will likely not be as quick or as easy, but there are ways to cut out some of the red tape and ensure they will be just as fruitful as Facebook's.
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FEATURED EVENTS

3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

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