Melanie C. Nolen
In the age of Amazon, companies need to be intelligent, agile, automated and on the cloud. But building this kind of operation isn’t easy, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are becoming a strategic tool of choice for companies to buy their way into the model.
Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.
Over two-thirds of CEOs said they have never considered splitting off a portion of their professional jobs from their existing headquarters to a lower-cost market.
Optimism abounds for 2018 and beyond, but a shortage of talented workers is casting a shadow over hiring plans.
The results of our March poll of U.S. CEOs finds confidence in future business conditions beginning to show signs of fatigue.
CEO confidence in the country’s 2018 business outlook remains unshaken by the stock market turbulence of February, according to our monthly poll of U.S. chief executives.