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“Old Politics” in a New Economy

It’s a standard election formula: Republicans run against Washington; Democrats run against Wall Street. Al Gore is right on script, [...]

Sally C. Pipes Strategy August 1 2000
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“Spin” Doctor

“Divide and conquer” trumped “strength in numbers” when Cardinal Health weighed the idea of spinning off its tech-focused clinical and medical products businesses in 2008.

Jennifer Pellet CEO Interviews , Leadership & Strategy November 16 2010

1-800-Flowers’ Second Blooming

Jim McCann talks about sowing the seeds for future growth at a mature company.

Jennifer Pellet Innovation , Marketing & Sales July 7 2014

10 Actions to Ride Out a Recession

As dramatic changes in financial and energy markets work their way through the economy, senior leaders face difficult choices in confronting higher expenses and news of a global downturn.

Fayazuddin A Shirazi Leadership & Strategy August 6 2008

10 Best Companies for Executive Women and What CEOs Can Do to Develop Women Leaders

The percentage of board seats occupied by women among those ranked increased for the second consecutive year. AstraZeneca. EY, and General Mills top the list. General Motors recently named its first female CEO – although there was controversy over her “gendered” salary. The experience of Deloitte LLP offers guidance to CEOs on how to retain talented women leaders by incorporating flexibility into one’s culture.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Talent Management February 16 2014

10 Best Companies for Leaders: How Focusing on Leadership Development Creates a Competitive Advantage

Our “Best Companies for Leaders” is a list of corporations who lead the pack when it comes to leadership development. They generate significant market share, make leadership development a high priority despite time and financial pressures, and their executives spend more personal time mentoring leaders.

ChiefExecutive.net Leadership & Strategy January 18 2012

10 Leadership Lessons From the U.S. Navy Seal Who Led the bin Laden Mission

Admiral William H. McRaven is the former commander of U.S. Navy SEAL Team 3 and the current commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command. He led the mission which resulted in finding Osama bin Laden. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, he recently gave the commencement address at his alma mater, and offered the graduates 10 lessons from his SEAL training that every leader can benefit from.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership May 30 2014

10 Principles for Finding the Right CEO

People set strategy. Directors and executives who know where the company should be going will be best equipped to get it there.

Ram Charan, Dennis Carey and Michael Useem Boards of Directors , HR/Employee Strategies , Succession Planning May 17 2014

10 Steps to Succeed in Effective Use of Social Media

Every business knows about social media, many businesses have some sort of social media presence, but very few have implemented a comprehensive and successful social media strategy that maximizes benefits and mitigates risks. Why is this? The answer is simple: The Three “C’s:” Content, Context and Conditions.

ChiefExecutive.net CEO Briefing Newsletter , Leadership & Strategy , Technology September 6 2012

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.

Lynn Russo Whylly Leadership & Strategy , Strategy April 18 2014

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