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CEO Strategies To Increase Share Price

Shareholder value, the CEO mantra of the 1990s, is like Victorian sex, more discussed than consummated. CE gathered a number of heavy breathers who argue that there are many things CEOs can do (legally) to create the valuation they think is merited.

Chief Executive July 1 1994

Capital Needs In The ’90s

A poorly conceived financing strategy can nullify the benefits of a brilliant operating plan. So, who do CEOs call for guidance? Surprisingly enough, their bankers-who no longer function simply as credit extenders or asset holders.

Michael J. Murray July 1 1994

The Vulnerability Of Brand Equity

Are U.S. consumers unwilling to continue to pay a “brand tax” on food and other products? In line with trends in Britain and Canada, some anticipate a revolution that will rock the marketing and distribution infrastructure.

David R. Beatty July 1 1994

Steven D. Goldstein

When he was given the top job at American Express Bank in March 1991, Steven D. Goldstein says, it was [...]

Peter Lacey July 1 1994

Jeffery P. Sudikoff

Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, founder, chairman, and CEO of IDB Communications, was on the road promoting his company’s initial public offering, [...]

Michael Harris July 1 1994

Charles Trimble

Christopher Columbus relied on the compass and stars as his navigational tools. As the harbinger of a new era, Charles [...]

Kate Button July 1 1994


MEETING THE CHALLENGEHere’s how to become an ineffective board director without really trying:Always arrive late for board meetings. Mutter about [...]

Chief Executive July 1 1994

Journey to the East

This article is written at my own risk. My business friends always say: “Ed, we value your public-policy insights, but [...]

Edwin J. Feulner July 1 1994

Cloning the Coasters

Last New Year’s Eve, 2,000 festive souls gathered in the Westchester County Center near my suburban New York home to [...]

Joe Queenan July 1 1994


When CEOs meet to evaluate their peers, on what do they base their judgment? In naming Microsoft’s Bill Gates the [...]

Chief Executive July 1 1994

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