Compliance

Navigating Governance Options In A Private Company

Improved operating performance, advance intelligence on emerging trends, higher valuation, right tone at the top, and expansion into new products and services are typical goals for privately held companies. Well defined governance oversight from private company directors can assist business owners reach these goals.

5 Ways To Improve Board Risk Oversight

“Tone at the top” is a term often used to describe how an organization’s leadership creates an environment that fosters ethical and responsible business behavior. While tone at the top is important and a vital foundation, is it enough?

It Happened To Yahoo, It Will Happen To You

High level hires can backfire as in the case of Yahoo’s Scott Thompson but using the three tools cited here, an executive hire should never blow up in your face.

Protecting Your Directors and Officers from Liability

Over the last 20 years, employment practice claims have become pervasive. From gender, race and disability discrimination to whistleblower cases, now more than ever, directors and officers must have a plan and a policy that protects them from personal liability.

When Is it Wise to Retain Former CEOs on the Board?

Research shows firms may benefit from limited retention because former CEOs possess unique monitoring and advising abilities, but the former CEO could also exploit available decision rights for personal benefit—and at the expense of his successor.

The Criminalization of Corporate Conduct

A noted entrepreneur and a former U.S. Attorney General illuminate a growing problem facing business leaders and advance several possible solutions.

Getting to the Root of Fraud and Corruption

Amidst the buzz over the fifth anniversary of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) and its mixed success as perceived by regulators,  business and the media,...
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

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.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEOs Slow Spending Amid Uncertainty

The majority of the 255 CEOs we surveyed for our CEO Confidence Index said they are no longer planning on increasing capital expenditures or headcount over the coming year.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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