As you are faced with decisions, use your values to help you determine what to do. Making values-based decisions sends a strong message to your team about the character of your leadership.
What does the Jeff Bezos-National Enquirer teach CEOs? For one thing, boards need to rally around a CEO being targeted by malicious actors with commercial or political motives to shake them down if the target CEOs conduct on the job is still effective, moral, and responsible.
The most effective methodology for doing well by doing good is to design social value into financial value with people who will benefit from both.
The same confidence—born of experience and success—that makes a CEO a great leader, can often be what stands in the way of selecting their successor.
As CEO of Dunkin’ Brands from 2009 to 2018 (and now its executive chairman) Nigel Travis oversaw a dramatic revitalization of the well-known brand. He shares some of his strategies regarding the challenge culture with Chief Executive.
CEOs must become more comfortable communicating their own ethics and values and those of their companies in an authentic way.
Pat Harned, CEO of the Ethics and Compliance Initiative (ECI), talks about the organization’s business ethics survey, trends in ethics and the CEO's role in policing ethics.
When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.
Amid a new foodborne illness outbreak, Chipotle’s leadership, including CEO Brian Niccol, is not only failing to protect all of its customers, it’s failing its brand.
The most salient point for other CEOs in the contrast between Patrick Doyle’s departure at Domino's and Papa John Schnatter’s downfall has to do with how each chief treated his own role in creating and sustaining the company’s success.