Leadership/Management

Five Fortune 500 CEOs on Strategy During Uncertain Times

VUCA is the name of the game for many corporate leaders. Five of them share their strategy for leading in an uncertain and volatile environment.

Understanding the Challenges of a VUCA Environment

VUCA stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. Six corporate leaders says they’re seeing all aspects of it.

Why Xerox Agreed To Move On From CEO Jeff Jacobson

With Jeff Jacobson's stepping down, the Xerox activist investor saga is coming to an end. What can it teach us about the challenge of conflicted leadership?

Sonnenfeld: AT&T, Novartis CEOs Wise To Take Responsibility

AT&T and Novartis CEOs quickly apologized for working with President Trump’s business associate Michael Cohen. This was a wise move.

Harada Method: What Shohei Ohtani Can Teach CEOs About Building Champions

What does LA Angels pitching-hitting wunderkind Shohei Ohtani have in common with Norman Bodek, the Godfather of lean manufacturing in America? They're both obsessed with The Harada Method.

Position Your Company for the Inevitable Downturn

The only thing more solid than the boom is the fact that it will end. CEOs should take steps now to make sure they’re well positioned for the next downturn.

Q&A: Trusted Media Brands CEO Bonnie Kintzer On Leadership In Media Business

Chief Executive caught up with Trusted Media Brands CEO Bonnie Kintzer on how her previous experience informs her job as CEO.

What CEOs Can Learn From NBC’s Mistakes

How many bad decisions, especially those caused by willful blindness, are OK for NBC News and MSNBC chairman Andy Lack?

Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson Is Chief Executive’s 2018 CEO Of The Year

Honored by peer CEOs for her exemplary leadership inside and outside the company; Joins celebrated list of legendary executives including Gates, Welch, Dell, Mulcahy, Bossidy and others; Gala dinner at UN in July.

Q&A: Fugitives CEO Chris Gernon On The Future Of Marketing And Technology

Chris Gernon is founder and CEO of Fugitives, a Los Angeles-based marketing agency with a “we-can-fix-it” attitude that fills in the gaps when companies need help.
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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 Confidence Continues To Erode In April

U.S. CEOs’ outlook for business conditions 12 months from now continued to fall in April, the third straight month of decline.
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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 2018 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 or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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”.