Crisis Management

Challenges Loom for Next Uber CEO

Now that Uber has chosen Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to fill its vacant CEO position, it’s time to focus on the huge challenges he will face as he comes on board.

“Murder Capital USA” Debunked: Chicago CEOs Pledge Their Allegiance to Their City

Fairly or unfairly, Chicago has become known as the modern-day “Murder Capital USA.” And the perception puts CEOs of Chicago-based companies on the spot in more ways than one.

Why Immelt is Right for Uber

Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt might just be the perfect candidate fill Uber’s vacant CEO role, and to pull the company out of the turmoil it’s been dealing with this year.

Lessons from iRobot CEO Colin Angle’s Data Privacy Fiasco

When iRobot CEO Colin Angle talked with Reuters about connectivity and virtual simultaneous localization and mapping technology, he likely didn’t expect to find himself defending his company’s data privacy policies once the story ran.

Hacked: One CEO Loses Everything…for Awhile

Securitas President/CEO Alf Goransson was declared bankrupt and de-registered as the company’s CEO and removed from external board positions after his identity was stolen and a fraudulent bankruptcy application was made in his name.

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.

How Advertising Mogul Martin Sorrell Responded to his Company’s Cyberattack

Sir Martin Sorrell, chairman and CEO of WPP, has wasted little time personally updating stakeholders on the extent of the damage.

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.

Era of Barra: 4 Lessons from the GM Chief

Mary Barra has been CEO of General Motors for just three years, but already there is a mountain of lessons for other chiefs in how she has managed not only to survive but to thrive in one of the highest-profile positions of any global business leader.

CEO Credibility Crisis Claims are Overblown, Survey Suggests

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

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

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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.

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