Ethics

More CEOs are Getting Fired for Ethics Violations

But the rise may have more to do with higher standards than any deterioration in morals.

CEOs Who Graduated During Recessions Tend to Make More Ethical Leaders, Study Shows

Boom-time CEOs beware: there's a risk you could be more narcissistic and possess a greater sense of entitlement.

Wal-Mart CEO’s Mexico Woes Show Importance of Managing Bribery Risk

To avoid falling foul of regulators, leaders should follow four key steps.

Most CEOs are Leaving their Political Views at Home, Survey Finds

It appears the risks of staff division, distraction and possible customer boycotts are keeping leaders on the sidelines.

Cement Giant CEO Resigns Amid Syria Funding Scandal

Eric Olsen's departure from the world's biggest cement maker highlights the risks facing CEOs of companies operating in war zones.

Snapchat in Damage Control after Alleged CEO Remarks Cause Outrage in India

The scandal provides little help to American companies struggling to crack the fast-growing market amid calls from local operators for more protectionism.

Making a Stand on Social Issues: Two CEOs Press Their Case

As far as Howard Schultz and Alan Joyce are concerned, company profits and social values go hand-in-hand.

Uber’s Damage-Control Oddities Raise Same Old Questions about Entrepreneurial CEOs

After disrupting the traditional cab market, Uber now seems fixated on taking an unconventional approach to crisis management.

“They Shouldn’t Shove their Views Down our Throats”: Australian Lawmaker Rails Against Politicking CEOs

Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton doesn't want the likes of Apple or Qantas talking about "fringe issues" like gay marriage.

When Does Collecting Customer Data Turn Creepy?

Continuing advances in data analytics and communications technology are giving companies today an unprecedented ability to offer customers products tailored to their needs. But whether people want a company's senior staff knowing what they just had for breakfast is a different matter altogether.
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CEO Confidence Hits New Low For 2018 In July As Optimism In Future Growth Fades

Our monthly poll of nearly 300 U.S. CEOs found their outlook and confidence in future business conditions at a low for the year as the global trade war looms large.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

Five Tips For When You’re Ready To Sell Your Company

Founder-CEOs might have a hard time letting go of their baby, but when it’s time to sell, it’s time. Here are five tips on selling your company.

Sonnenfeld: PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi Did It Her Way

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi plans to step aside in October, leaving an impressive legacy at the beverage giant—not only in terms of performance, but in terms of corporate culture.

When Politics And Business Clash

When it comes to dealing with customers divided along ideological lines, there aren’t any simple choices.

Elon Musk Goes To Charm School

Wall Street thought Elon Musk was apologizing. He was letting them know he’s been studying for the next chapter of his incredible journey.