Corporate Reputation

CEO activism

The Main Drivers of CEO Activism

Researchers Aaron Chatterji and Michael Toffel talk to us about the emerging trend of CEO activism, what’s driving CEOs to speak out, and more.
ceo culture

Creating Great Culture Starts With CEOs Looking In The Mirror

CEOs have been wrestling with the question of how they can exercise their influence to promote, sustain, and monitor a workplace culture that maximizes organization performance and adheres to core values. Here is some guidance about how to do that.

Uber’s Founder/CEO Got Too Much Deference From the Board, Says Former A.G.

Former Attorney General Eric Holder was called in to investigate what went wrong at Uber. He recently shared his takeaways, including the power that founder/CEOs often receive from the board.
Apple CEO Tim Cook

Prominent CEOs Objected To Trump’s Immigration-Family Separation Policy

Silicon Valley-based CEOs led the way in criticizing President Trump’s policy of separating children away from their parents, who are illegal aliens.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff

Marc Benioff Spoke Out Through Raw Economic Power

The Salesforce CEO proved that the best way to act on a controversial issue is to have the raw economic power to back up your words.

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?

Warren Buffett On The Media’s Biggest Sin

Warren Buffett has spent more time talking to journalists than any CEO in America. The reason he says is partially because he’s in his 80s, and the other part is that he likes journalists. But he says even the good ones have a blind spot called confirmation bias.

Fast Growth is No Excuse For a Flawed Corporate Culture

Culture is what happens when people aren’t looking. And a company’s culture exists regardless of whether management makes a conscious effort to shape it.

Senators: Wells-Fargo CEO Sloan Isn’t ‘Building Better’ Fast Enough

Timothy J. Sloan didn’t come to the Senate expecting his testimony this week to be like a birthday party. But the CEO of Wells-Fargo might not have bargained for how roughly some members of the chamber greeted him when he testified.
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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 Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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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.

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