Melanie C. Nolen

Melanie C. Nolen
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Melanie is research editor for Corporate Board Member and Chief Executive. She has more than ten years of experience writing for the corporate and financial industry across Canada and the United States. She is based in Nashville, Tennessee.

CEO Confidence Hits New Low For 2018 In July As Optimism...

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.

CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.

Expense Management: The Case for the Middle Office Relocation

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.

CEO Confidence Rebounds in May, But Labor Is a Growing Concern

Optimism abounds for 2018 and beyond, but a shortage of talented workers is casting a shadow over hiring plans.

CEO Confidence Continues To Erode In April

U.S. CEOs’ outlook for business conditions 12 months from now continued to fall in April, the third straight month of decline.

A Look Back At CEO Confidence Levels

CEO confidence surveys tell us growth is being fueled by the corporate tax cut, which is freeing up cash for investments that have been back-burnered for a decade.

CEO Confidence Falls In March Amid Deep Division Over Trump’s Tariff...

The results of our March poll of U.S. CEOs finds confidence in future business conditions beginning to show signs of fatigue.

CEO Confidence Remains High In February, Despite Market Volatility

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.

Poll: CEOs Unfazed By Market Volatility

A poll of 162 U.S. CEOs showed that a majority believe a correction was not only overdue, but needed.

Waging War On The Gender Pay Gap: U.S. v. Iceland

U.S.-based CEOs feel that a law similar to Iceland's in the United States, to eradicate the gender wage gap, would be unrealistic at best, rating its likelihood of success 4.49 out of 10.
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After Plunging In December, CEO Outlook For 2019 Ticks Up In January

After plunging to a two-year low in December, CEO confidence in future business conditions ticked up 2.5% in January to 6.6 out of 10, from 6.4 out of 10 in December.
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