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.
While millennial consumers and employees expect today’s business leaders to be willing to speak out on social issues, it actually does them and their companies more harm than good.
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.
What does the uptick—a 36 percent increase—in forced CEO turnovers for ethical issues really mean?
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.
People trust CEOs, it appears, so long as its their own.
But the rise may have more to do with higher standards than any deterioration in morals.
Boom-time CEOs beware: there's a risk you could be more narcissistic and possess a greater sense of entitlement.
To avoid falling foul of regulators, leaders should follow four key steps.
It appears the risks of staff division, distraction and possible customer boycotts are keeping leaders on the sidelines.