Governance

Picking the Good Fight: Leadership in the Boardroom and C-Suite

Leadership in the boardroom and the C-suite increasingly requires a balance of wisdom and mettle. This is particularly true in the age of activist...

Beware of these 5 Deadly Corporate Sins

These perfectly legal business practices will come back to haunt you—and your company’s reputation.

Principles as Important as Products? Corporate Governance is a Growing Reputation Factor

Thousands of British consumers consider corporate governance and citizenship to be more important measures of reputation than leadership, innovation and financial performance.

CEO-Chairmen now in the Minority as Split Role Model Gains Ascendancy

Large companies that combine the CEO and chairman roles now count in the minority, marking a new milestone in American corporate governance history that's been more than a decade in the making.

Red Tape and Share Buy-Backs in Carl Icahn’s Sights

If there's seemingly one thing that Carl Icahn can't stand it's a youthful government employee who knows little about industry telling the experts what to do.

Change at Chipotle Mexican Grill Puts Dual-CEO Model Under Fire

If 2016 has been the year of the CEO-turned politician, it certainly hasn't been the year of the dual-CEO.

10 Questions for Boards—and Shareholders—As Inauguration Day Approaches

The election of Donald J. Trump as the next president means that CEOs and their boards are facing a new reality they didn’t necessarily expect. Uncertainty hovers over the corporate landscape regarding a number of issues—economic growth, tax policy, the Supreme Court and immigration, for starters—as the new administration’s policy and staffing choices begin to take shape.

SPONSORED CONTENT: How Do Stakeholders Make Investment Decisions? The IR Website’s Critical Role

With 75% of institutional investors and analysts using corporate websites on a weekly basis, it’s critical your company’s IR website engages stakeholders and effectively communicates your company’s roadmap for generating both profit and sustained growth.

The Secret to a Great Board: Vetting Your Candidates

While top corporate and institutional officials are experts at assessing issues and making fact-based decisions, considerations surrounding appointments of fellow senior leaders can present unique risks to the reputations of the decision-makers and their institutions.

A CEO’s Guide to Board Meeting Best Practices

Proper planning can help you make the most of time spent with the advisors, industry experts and investors who serve on your board.
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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.

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Ticks Up In August

Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs
Strength in the overall economy, consumer confidence and the Trump administration’s pro-business agenda buoyed CEO confidence in August, even as worry persists about rising economic headwinds in the near future.
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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 2018 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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Five Tips For When You’re Ready To Sell Your Company

Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.

Sonnenfeld: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi Did It Her Way

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi plans to step aside in October, leaving an impressive legacy at the beverage giant—not only in terms of performance, but in terms of corporate culture.

When Politics And Business Clash

When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.

Elon Musk Goes To Charm School

Wall Street thought Elon Musk was apologizing. He was letting them know he’s been studying for the next chapter of his incredible journey.