Crisis Management

How Belfor CEO Sheldon Yellen Is Leading In The Wake Of Disasters

How a CEO in the business of disaster clean-up used a vast infrastructure to help after Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Socket Man: Whether Tesla Soars May Depend on Whether Musk Comes Back to Earth

Last week, the company reportedly fired several hundred employees— across the personnel matrix—for poor performance. What does that say about Tesla?

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.

Sonnenfeld: Equifax CEO’s ‘Retirement’ Well Past Due

In a move that comes as no surprise, Equifax chairman and CEO Rick Smith has announced his retirement in the wake of a data breach that compromised the private financial information of 143 million people.

The Simple, Painful Lesson of KB Home’s Kathy Griffin Disaster

All CEOs need to remember is that the world has changed, and it’s all on the record now — how they talk to employees, cab drivers, waiters — and especially Kathy Griffin’s boyfriend.

Unforgiven: The Failed Apology of Equifax CEO Richard Smith

Since Richard Smith's apology, Equifax stock has plummeted 30%, two executives have been forced out, and Congress, regulators and lawyers are swarming.

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.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Remains Stable in September

Strong customer demand, lending rates, lower taxes and high employment are some of the variables CEOs say keep their confidence high. Still, tariffs and trade uncertainties remain a concern.
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