Risk Management

What the Google Ad Controversy Means for Your Business

CEOs have been left contemplating whether the risk of being seen to promote extremist material is worth losing millions of eyes.

Companies Expect Intellectual Property Theft to Rise, with Insiders Posing the Biggest Threat

Cyber attacks are often associated with the theft of money, customer data or the disruption of company procedures. Now, senior executives are becoming increasingly concerned about the security of what is arguably a far more important asset: their intellectual property.

How CEOs Can Navigate the Crazy World of Negative Interest Rates

Managing cash holdings used to be a relatively simple matter of plonking money in the bank and watching it earn a modest return. Now, the whole world of liquidity management is seemingly turning upside down, forcing CEOs and their treasurers to consider different investment strategies to avoid being punished for saving.

All Staff Must be Risk Managers: A CEO Explains

For a man heading a bank plagued by a series of scandals, Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan appears to be avoiding a common mistake made by leaders of companies stung by poor workplace cultures or rogue employees. He hasn't fallen into the micromanagement trap.

How CEOs Can Fix the Flaws in Their Risk-Sensing Programs

Risk sensing harnesses analytics in the risk management space, scanning big data to generate insights into strategic risks—that is, when done right. A new Deloitte/Forbes Insights study found that four in five (80%) companies have risk sensing capabilities. However, many companies’ risk sensing efforts today have potentially serious flaws.

Survey: Top 10 Business Risks for 2016

New survey of board members and executives worldwide sheds light on most pressing risk issues for organizations

How Small and Mid-Market Firms Can Navigate Patent Purgatory

CEOs of small and medium-sized companies face very different challenges than Apple and Samsung do.

Why FM Global CEO Lawson is the Ultimate Insider

After 36 years at FM Global, Tom Lawson stepped into the CEO role to “sustain success while avoiding complacency” at the 180-year-old property insurance giant.

CEO Concern About Personal Data Privacy/ Security Risk Continues to Increase

New breaches happening daily capture everything from credit data to health records to fingerprints—and put CEOs and their families at risk

Why Patent Trolls Could Be an Increasing Threat to Your Company

John Chambers and Myron Ullman, CEOs of Intel and JCPenney, raised eyebrows recently by co-writing a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece in which they called for Congress to approve legislation that would “break the business model” of “patent-assertion firms,” otherwise known as patent trolls, which collectively cost the two companies more than one-third of a billion dollars in legal expenses over the last five years.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Continues At A Record High In January

More than 250 CEOs of U.S. companies told Chief Executive last week that they expect overall business conditions 12 months from now to be “very good,” ranking them 7.62 out of 10.
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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

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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”.