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Perhaps it’s Time to Call a School Teacher: Dimon Tells CEOs

The head of JPMorgan has provided some practical advise to business leaders who share his determination to tackle America's skill shortage.

Food-Fighting CEO Raises Specter of Past Failures

Chipotle and Panera's leaders made counterclaims about the quality of their products, raising the question of whether it's a good idea to pan a competitor.

Investment Professionals More Confident on Economy than CEOs

Almost half of the world's investment professionals are upbeat, a new survey shows, striking a contrast to the more modest levels of optimism expressed by CEOs.

You’re Both Hired! Job-Sharing on the Rise for Senior Positions

Job-sharing for senior roles is happening more frequently than ever, indicating to CEOs and their organizations that a desire for more flexible working arrangements isn't just the domain of millennials.

Union Membership Hits All-Time Low, Though State-Based Discrepancies Remain

America's union membership rates has halved over the past three decades to reach new lows, crunched by a decline in the manufacturing sector.

Oil CEOs Celebrate as Trump Approves Controversial Pipelines

When Donald Trump said he would use his first 100 days in office to boost the fossil fuel sector he certainty meant it.

Incident Management: What the Board Needs to Know  

Imagine an incident occurs at a competitor, resulting in an immediate decline in market cap and an increase in regulatory focus on your industry.

What CEOs Can Learn from Germany’s Hidden Champions

BMW, Siemens, Bayer. When you think German business, these names may spring to mind. But have you ever heard of Rimowa, Jungbunzlauer or Strama-MPS?

The Gender Ratio of Board Members Leans More Male Than Female

The top 10 Fortune 500 companies have significantly more male executives and board members than female, according to a study by eCard Shack.

If You Want to Hire Millennials, You Must Understand How They Want to Work...

Leaders are increasingly focusing on the millennial generation. Gallup, research-based, performance-management consultancy, recently completed a study of how this generation’s attitudes and preferences are...
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CEO Optimism Rebounds in November Amid Growing Hope For Tax Cuts

CEOs are reporting a renewed sense of confidence in where the business landscape will be a year from now, registering the highest level since April.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.