Julie Ritzer Ross
CEOs who haven’t taken a long look at the makeup of their companies’ board of directors in a while should take the time to do so now. There is a lack of diversity across all boardrooms—and a pressing need to turn the tide.
If your company’s failure to attract and retain top talent is keeping you up at night, you’re not alone: This is a leading concern among corporate CEOs, presidents and chairs.
The impact of the UK’s exit from the European Union following a positive June 23 referendum result has long been questioned. But now, the focus is also on what a “Brexit” will do to trans-Atlantic trade.
It’s no secret that business acumen in all its guises is an essential attribute for successful CEOs. However, there are also several key personality traits that separate effective CEOs from their less-than-effective—and hence, less-than-successful—counterparts.
When it comes to profit margins, middle-market companies are feeling a squeeze.
Middle-market companies don’t seem to be as worried about cyber-risk as they should be.
Employee layoffs may appear to be a panacea for weak profits or a means of positioning a firm for future growth, but the long-term financial impact of such a strategy typically is less than positive.
Individuals with MBA degrees don’t automatically make the best leaders—and MBA programs fall short when it comes to developing essential leadership qualities in their students.
Okay, so it's no longer attractive to merge two large companies, then set sail for cheaper shores. You probably weren’t planning to anyway. But what most CEOs don’t realize is that the Tax Inversion Rule has additional ramifications that could affect all companies.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is triggering a paradigm shift in manufacturing, facilitating the collection of data that can be used not only to improve production processes and minimize delays, but also to allow companies to enhance the value proposition they offer their customers.