Personal Effectiveness

Uber’s Crisis Management Strategy Offers Lessons for CEOs

Uber's management failed the company and its people when it turned a blind eye to the problems behind closed doors, but its swift action to hire an outside law firm once the problems became public and then follow through on its recommendations set a good example for how to handle a crisis situation.

“Meditation Rooms” may be Coming to the C-Suite

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick's special quiet times could catch on with other business leaders, according to Arianna Huffington.

CEO Credibility Crisis Claims are Overblown, Survey Suggests

People trust CEOs, it appears, so long as its their own.

Here are America’s Most “Loved” CEOs

Costco's financial performance, plus its reputation for treating staff well, have held Craig Jelinek in good stead.

Ford CEO Out as Investors Show Little Patience for Leaders Seen Falling Behind

Mark Fields will be replaced by the head of the auto giant's autonomous driving unit, according to reports.

Need to Take a Break? This Method Could Make you More Productive

It turns out that unexpected breaks foster more productivity, according to new research.

Chief Executive’s 2017 CEO of the Year: Henry Schein’s Stanley Bergman

Peer CEOs Vote in Chief Executive Magazine’s 32nd Annual Award

The CEO Mistake that “Dwarfed all Others”: Buffet Weighs in on Wells Fargo

The bank's previous management could have averted a crisis by simply admitting they were wrong, according to the famed investor.

Most CEOs are Leaving their Political Views at Home, Survey Finds

It appears the risks of staff division, distraction and possible customer boycotts are keeping leaders on the sidelines.

Should CEOs Star in Company Ads? Just ask Warren Buffett

A move to put the famed investors' face on Chinese Coke cans begs the question of whether it's a good idea for CEOs to feature in marketing campaigns.
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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.

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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”.