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5 Things Every CEO Must Do Now to Achieve Globalization 2.0

We have been riding the crest of a globalization wave over the last 10 years, Boston Consulting Group says. But now, the wave is over, and companies will have to work harder to reap the profitability globalization can offer.

CEOs: Stress Can Raise Your Cholesterol Level

Studies have shown that stress increases cholesterol not only in the short-term but can also affect cholesterol levels even years down the road, according to EverydayHealth.com.

5 Risks Associated with the Trans Pacific Partnership Deal

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is designed to promote trade between 12 countries; Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. The TPP aims at trade liberalization in goods and services, including the reduction of over 18,000 specific tariffs. Of particular interest to the U.S. are the reduction of tariffs on agricultural products, lower barriers in services, and intellectual property (IP) protections. Despite the benefits of access to new markets and increased trade, there are still risks associated with the TPP.

Goldman Sachs is Investing Deeply in Artificial Intelligence

Goldman Sachs is going big on big data. Don Duet, cohead of the bank's technology division, told Business Insider that the firm was investing deeply in artificial intelligence and machine learning

Why ‘Ban the Box’ Is Having a Huge Impact on Employers

How Your Organization Can Follow the New Rules and Avoid Being Fined

Digital Disruption in the Lab: The R&D of Tomorrow, an Accenture Report

Accenture calls out the chemical industry, saying that its R&D facilities, overall, have not kept up with the digital transformation, and are long overdue for a change.

Middle Market Businesses Report Strong Revenue Growth, Confidence in U.S. Economy

U.S. middle market companies continue to report strong revenue growth and confidence in the domestic economy, even as their level of comfort in the...

The Anatomy of a Leader: It Isn’t What You Do, it’s Who You Are

Leaders don't hear, they listen. They know how to assess their environment and adjust accordingly. For more insight on what makes a leader, see this Infographic by BookPal.

Strategy, Not Technology, Drives Digital Transformation

Maturing digital businesses are focused on integrating digital technologies, such as social, mobile, analytics and cloud, in the service of transforming how their businesses work, according to Deloitte and MIT Sloan Management Review. Less-mature digital businesses, they say, are focused on solving discrete business problems with individual digital technologies.

Inside Royal Bank of Canada’s Latin Misadventure

Dilemma surrounding RBC’s star Brazilian client highlights regulatory risks of potentially lucrative emerging markets
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CEO1000 Tracker Full List

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 (public and private).

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

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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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 2017 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 success in and dedication to business, shareholders, customers and employees.

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”.