Regulations/Legislation

Support for Universal Basic Income High as Test Cases Loom

CEOs could soon have a lot less staff to manage, whether they like it or not.

CEO Think Tank Decries American Policy Short-Sightedness

A non-profit think tank filled with CEOs has called on the incoming Trump administration to encourage investment in infrastructure and R&D to remedy what it calls a damaging short-term focus by lawmakers and business leaders.

Companies are Still Honoring Obama’s Blocked Overtime Rule, Blunting $1 Billion Cost Benefit

Although many U.S. businesses will start saving money from today thanks to a court injunction blocking Obama's proposed overtime rules, not all CEOs are jumping at the opportunity.

“Please Leave your Weapons at Home”: Levi’s CEO Wades into Gun Debate

History has shown that CEOs publicly venturing into Second Amendment territory typically generate a fair amount of blowback.

Voters Pass Initiatives that Could Impact Businesses

Along with electing Donald J. Trump as the next president, voters passed a number of critical initiatives on Tuesday that will have an impact—both positive and negative—on business.

Brain Drain is Showing the Pitfalls of Protectionism

The anti-trade fervor gripping the West could be about to pose a serious challenge to CEOs fishing for talent.

Keep Calm and Carry On: Airline CEOs say Market Over-Reacted to Brexit

Hundreds of British businesses, including oil giant BP and fashion retailer Burberry, warned in the lead up to June's Brexit vote that multitudes of jobs would be at risk if the country left the European Union. And while the full consequences of June's momentous "Leave" vote for companies worldwide are yet to play out, at least two CEOs are questioning what all the fuss was about.

5 Cyber Insurance Policy Gaps that Can Spell Disaster for Companies

More than 1 in 4 board members (26%) consider cybersecurity to be the highest priority for their corporation today, according to a new report from Bay Dynamics—and for good reason.

Opinion: Manufacturers Need More Immigration, Not Less

It’s no secret that there is a shortage of skilled machinists and toolmakers in America, the media’s been reporting on it for years. It’s even more the case when manufacturers and job shops look for machinists with advanced CNC skills who can work directly from 3D models to program, set up and make complex parts. I experience this dearth of advanced talent firsthand in my business and I would like to propose a solution that could accelerate a fix to the problem.

GE to Feds: Get Off Our Back

General Electric Co. filed a petition with the federal courts to request that the supervision by the Federal Reserve be removed, saying "it has sufficiently shrunk its once-massive financial-services arm so it would no longer pose a systemic threat to the financial system."
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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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