Global Business

Local vs. Global: Which Is Best for Small Business?

When faced with a decision between staying local or expanding to international markets, small business owners need to consider their ultimate business goals.

What’s China Really Thinking?

Robert Kuhn, a reformed investment banker with personal relationships at the highest levels of China’s leadership, shares his thoughts on what CEOs need to know now.

Coping With Culture Clash

Work styles vary wildly from one country to the next, which can make global expansion challenging. But all companies, regardless of region or dialect, have one thing in common: people.
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Bribery for Beginners: Acting Ethically In Unethical Places

Fred Davidson was stifling in the unbearable heat that midsummer’s day in 2002. Temperatures in the corrugated steel warehouse late that evening hovered around...

Is It Time To Look For Manufacturing Locations Beyond China?

For the last several decades, China has attracted production facilities across nearly every industrial sector. But as China’s cost advantages erode and trade tensions escalate, some may be having second thoughts.

Americans Support Manufacturing Sector Even As It’s Wheezing, Survey Shows

U.S. manufacturing may seem to be on the ropes these days with all the reports of a decline in activity, but as National Manufacturing Day neared on Friday, Americans’ perceptions about the national industrial backbone remained strong.
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As WeWork Pulls Its IPO, Capitalists Should Rejoice

For true fans of free-market capitalism, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, is a day to celebrate. That was when reality finally caught up with WeWork....

U.S. CEOs Don’t Expect A Recession Anytime Soon

CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.

Fiserv, GeoStabilization and JDog Brands Honored for Support of America’s Military Veterans with Patriots...

Presented by Chief Executive magazine and Thayer Leader Development Group at West Point, the Patriots in Business Award recognizes outstanding businesses that lead the nation in supporting active duty military members, veterans and their families.

Bad News? Four Points Of Optimism About The Economy

We've reached 10 years of economic expansion and yet, many CEOs seem to be anxious. The biggest worry rhymes with Smariffs, but that’s hardly the only concern. Amid this darkening mood, Chief Executive Editor-in-Chief Dan Bigman shares a few reasons to be optimistic.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Again Climbs In April Amid Soaring Vaccination Rate

Chief Executive’s latest poll of U.S. CEOs finds growing confidence in the future of the economy; most now expect rising profits, revenue, hiring and capital expenditures in the coming months.