Crisis Management

When Politics And Business Clash

When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.
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Chipotle’s Leadership Has A Significant Trust Problem

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.
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Sonnenfeld: The Real Problem for Mark Zuckerberg Is Mark Zuckerberg

What happened to Facebook's stock? Jeffrey Sonnenfeld says that a bet on Facebook has always been a bet on CEO Mark Zuckerberg—a great bet, until it wasn’t.

Papa John Schnatter Vs. Domino’s Patrick Doyle: How CEOs Lead And Leave

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.

Safeguarding Corporate Reputation In The Age Of Social Activism

In the age of social activism powerful forces are fueling a fundamental shift, not only in the influence of social media but also in the rise and fall of brands and leaders.

Trump in Europe: Unplugged and Underserved

Every leader needs a team that knows how to play to the bosses’ strength and not just salute. The President does not have that team, and it shows.

What Papa John Schnatter Didn’t Get About Being A CEO

There are no more organizations left to fire Papa John Schnatter, no more boards to resign. So how did such a storied entrepreneur take such a wrong turn?

CEO Activism Will Only Get More Ubiquitous

A pair of researchers on CEO activism predict how the trend will unfold and share advice with executives looking to make a statement on a controversial issue.
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.

Stop Apologizing — 8 Social Media Rules CEOs Should Know

Airbnb’s Instagram failure teaches us once again, be political but do it on your own time.
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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 On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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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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