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Getting Your Bench Right


Succession planning tends to focus on the CEO, but getting the right C-suite rotation can be just as important.

When CEOs drive diversity, everybody wins

  For Wally Parker, a recent conversation with a job candidate underscored the growing importance of his company's longstanding diversity program. "She shared with...

The Big Chill In the Boardroom

MANY experienced executives are unwilling to serve on corporate boards because they may be financially liable for their decisions, says James J. Drury III,...

Should The Top Roles Be Split?

The Brits say yes. But in the U.S., executives believe no one single model fits all companies.

Sarbox Run Amok

Think Sarbanes-Oxley has been a drain on resources? Well, you ain't seen nothing yet.

How To Ensure Integrity

Proper Behavior Must Be Define And Measured.

Buffing the Image Of the Chief Executive

IN the wake of the corporate governance scandals of the last several years, chief executives must make changes to rebuild their stature as leaders,...

Chairman-CEO Splits? Not Likely

THE AVERAGE HEADLINE reader might conclude that the idea of separating the chairman and CEO roles is gaining momentum. In December, both the New...

Help Wanted: Superhero

Most companies drop the baton when it comes to CEO succession. Here's what a few do right.

The Real Cost of Firing a CEO

Showing top execs the door can be an expensive proposition-and not just because of hefty severance packages.
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July Survey Finds CEO Optimism On Economy Nearing Pre-Crisis Levels

Chief Executive’s July survey of 326 U.S. CEOs shows an increase in optimism about the 2021 economy. But the November election may be the monkey wrench.