Corporate Reputation

With ‘Stakeholder’ Edict, Will Business Roundtable Catch Up With CEOs?

This week's proclamation by the Business Roundtable is not a novel position, but a rediscovery of the group's original position. Furthermore, such responsible and responsive social conduct has long been far more accepted practice by progressive business leaders than presumed.

Walmart Rescued Flint Michigan…No One Noticed

When business fails, it is scandalized. When it rescues, the quiet is deafening. Part of the answer is business needs to tell a better story.

Do Your PR Mavens Really Have Your Back?

Do your PR mavens have your back? Or are they shielding you from more good than bad? Jeff Sonnenfeld weighs in.
WeWork's Adam Neumann

WeWork: What, We Worry?

Next month the iconic satirical MAD Magazine prints its last new issue. The infamous motto of its fictitious mascot is the grinning Alfred E. Neuman was...

Marriott’s Arne Sorenson: 2019 CEO of the Year

Megadeals! Hacks! Strikes! Protests! Airbnb! In a very crazy time for Marriott International, CEO Arne Sorenson excels by focusing on his people—and sticking to his principles.

P&G CEO Taylor Embraces Sustainability Thinking in C-Suite and Beyond

Procter & Gamble CEO David Taylor has become a leader among CPG chiefs in embracing the concept of corporate “sustainability” over the last few years.

Bernie Marcus’ Model: Community Progress Without Progressive Fingerpointing

Former Home Depot CEO Bernie Marcus is proof that doing good is not antithetical to doing well, just as free enterprise is not antithetical to community progress.

CEOs In The Crosshairs As Proxy Season Heats Up

CEOs and directors looking to suss out some of the big themes that are potentially emerging in this year's proxy season, here's a big one: Public-company CEOs are headed into the crosshairs.

CEOs: It’s Time to Take a Stand, But Read This First

If CEOs are going to take an aggressive stance on an issue, they must first ensure the reasoning behind their decision holds water and relates back to their core business and brand.
University of Wisconsin

Which School Has Most Fortune 500 CEOs?: Not Harvard – It’s Wisconsin

The No. 1 university in America for turning out current CEOs of Fortune 500 companies is not Harvard, not Stanford, not Notre Dame. It's Wisconsin.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

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.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Plunges In August Amid Growing Trade Worries And Slowdown Fears

CEO confidence in future business conditions fell 6% in August from July, according to Chief Executive’s most recent polling. At 6.2 out of 10 on our 1-10 scale, confidence is at its lowest level since October 2016.
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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 2019 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.

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