Successful Chief Executive Transitions Part 2: The Role of the Predecessor

For the new CEO to be successful, should the prior CEO stay and help with the transition…or go?

Successful CEO Transitions Part 1: Capturing Opportunities, Minimizing Risks

Everyone on the executive team is responsible for helping a new CEO succeed.

CEO1000 Tracker Full List

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies (public and private).

Where are the Women CEOs?

There are many fewer women CEOs than male CEOs in the top 1,000 companies (public and private), but there are interesting trends about where women CEOs gravitate and do best.

Disney: Staying the Course, for Now

The CEO1000 Tracker shows that 50 CEOs left their jobs in the first quarter of 2017. But one top executive decided to stay put: Disney’s Robert Iger.

Starbucks: Schultz Passes the Torch

Although Howard Schultz is turning the CEO reigns over to Kevin Johnson, he will remain involved in many aspects of the company.

Keeping Tabs on Top CEOs Through CEO1000 Tracker

The CEO1000 Tracker is designed to keep CEOs and other executives informed about their peers and the top 1000 companies they lead.

Keys to an Effective Transfer of Top Leadership

From the persistently high CEO turnover rate to the declining tenure of those at the top, we are continually reminded that company performance is not the only factor in failed transitions.
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November 2-3, 2017
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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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