Ethics

How To Conduct A Quality Internal Investigation

Because corporate or executive wrongdoing may result in criminal prosecution, large civil fines, substantial damages, and negative publicity, a carefully-planned and well-executed investigation is critical.
WeWork's Adam Neumann

WeWork CEO Neumann Puts The Me In We, And Hurt Us All

Why are CEOs taking a beating these days? Look no further than WeWork CEO Adam Neumann, who shows us why perception is often stronger than reality.

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.

Have Faith: When You Bring Religious Values To Work

The idea of CEOs publicly discussing or displaying their faith may seem anachronistic at best. At worst, it can lead to high-profile PR misfires.
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook

Facebook Is Exhibit A In The Case Against Dual-Class Shares

Facebook is proof that a CEO having imperial control over a public company is a terrible idea. Not just for investors, the board, employees or customers—but for the CEOs themselves.

When A CEO’s Private Affairs Go Public

What does the Jeff Bezos-National Enquirer teach CEOs? For one thing, boards need to rally around a CEO being targeted by malicious actors with commercial or political motives to shake them down if the target CEOs conduct on the job is still effective, moral, and responsible.

Sonnenfeld: Are You A Champion Or A Pretender On Values?

When it comes to speaking out on values, CEOs like Dick’s Sporting Goods’ Ed Stack and Blackrock’s Larry Fink have found a voice.

The Year Scandal Turned Into A Business

United, Starbucks and Amazon taught CEOs in 2018 they should be on the alert because corporate scandals can work against them in many ways.

Quick Start Instructions For The First-Time CEO

Whether you are a founder who just launched your own company, a Fortune 100 CEO, or somewhere in between, being a first-time CEO can be a daunting experience. Here are some quick tips as you embark on this journey.

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young Tells CEOs ‘I Almost Have More Faith In Business...

Ambassador Andrew Young brought a room full of CEOs to near tears. Drawing on his skills as an oratory skills as a preacher, Young delivered a emotional celebration of the free enterprise system.
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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

CEOs Find Renewed Optimism Amid Disruption in Washington

CEO confidence in business conditions over the coming year has rebounded to January levels, although some note anxiety over the pending election.
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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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