Crisis Management

How Irma Is Hitting Florida’s Tight Labor Market

Chief Executive editor-in-chief Dan Bigman talked with Michelle Dennard, President & CEO of CareerSource Florida, about Florida labor post-Irma and what her organization is doing to help business rebound.

Ford Helps Dealers, Customers Cope with Harvey’s Devastation

Many companies reacted to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in the Houston area, but Ford might have been readier to respond than many others.

Challenges Loom for Next Uber CEO

Now that Uber has chosen Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to fill its vacant CEO position, it’s time to focus on the huge challenges he will face as he comes on board.

“Murder Capital USA” Debunked: Chicago CEOs Pledge Their Allegiance to Their City

Fairly or unfairly, Chicago has become known as the modern-day “Murder Capital USA.” And the perception puts CEOs of Chicago-based companies on the spot in more ways than one.

Why Immelt is Right for Uber

Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt might just be the perfect candidate fill Uber’s vacant CEO role, and to pull the company out of the turmoil it’s been dealing with this year.

Lessons from iRobot CEO Colin Angle’s Data Privacy Fiasco

When iRobot CEO Colin Angle talked with Reuters about connectivity and virtual simultaneous localization and mapping technology, he likely didn’t expect to find himself defending his company’s data privacy policies once the story ran.

Hacked: One CEO Loses Everything…for Awhile

Securitas President/CEO Alf Goransson was declared bankrupt and de-registered as the company’s CEO and removed from external board positions after his identity was stolen and a fraudulent bankruptcy application was made in his name.

When Activists Come Hunting: How CEOs Should Respond

Shareholder activists have more and more heads on their wall—behold those of General Electric’s Jeffrey Immelt and Uber’s Travis Kalanick, of the most recent vintage—and more CEOs and boards are focusing energy on how not to be their next victims.

How Advertising Mogul Martin Sorrell Responded to his Company’s Cyberattack

Sir Martin Sorrell, chairman and CEO of WPP, has wasted little time personally updating stakeholders on the extent of the damage.

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.
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