Leadership/Management

retailer CEOs, like Sears' Eddie Lampert, are having a tough time competing against Amazon

7 Ways Retailer CEOs Can Avoid Being The Next Sears

Sears and Toys ‘R Us are sadly closing chapters on iconic store brands this year, but not every retailer is in trouble. Target, Walmart and a slew of others are having a revival. Here are seven strategies to follow in their footsteps.

GE Whiz: If Only Flannery’s Ouster Was Unique

It's rare for one Jeff to disagree with another, but Sonnenfeld says that Cunningham is wrong: GE’s recent action in firing John Flannery was not a unique, one time succession phenomena. He offers a rebuttal to the notion that these board insurrections are unique.

AccessOne CEO On Bringing A Doctor’s Mentality To Business

AccessOne CEO Mark Spinner spoke to Chief Executive about the shift in healthcare to consumer-facing costs and the challenges this kind environment brings.

Tivity Health CEO Donato Tramuto On Overcoming Adversity

Tivity Health CEO Donato Tramuto is well-equipped to lead the Tennessee-based fitness and health improvement program provider, with more than 35 years of healthcare industry experience.
M&A

Why M&A Investors Are Moving To The Lower Middle Market

Middle-market companies are some of the most sought—after assets, providing one of the best environments for M&A investors to create returns.

The Two People That Could Help Elon Musk Save Tesla (If He Can Get...

When you start talking about the road ahead for Tesla’s board, you’ve got to get one thing out of the way right up front:...

CEOs On The Recruitment Of Transitioning Service Members

We teamed with the Indiana Economic Development Group to ask nearly 300 U.S. CEOs to share their experiences with recruiting and onboarding military veterans. Here's what they said.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff

Salesforce Splits CEO Role: Pros And Cons

In a move that has many in the business world raising their eyebrows, Salesforce recently embraced a co-CEO model. Here are the pros and cons of going that route.

From Intern To CEO: BerganKDV’s Dave Hinnenkamp

Dave Hinnenkamp, CEO of accounting and professional services firm BerganDKV, has seen it all after starting out as the company’s first intern and staff accountant in 1984 and taking over as chief executive this year.

Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton Leads Efforts To Elevate Women In Manufacturing

As the CEO of a manufacturing company, Barbara Humpton, chief at Siemens USA, acknowledges she occupies a rarefied position. That's why she's modeling success for many executive women in manufacturing and beyond.
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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 Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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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 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

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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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