The retention of CEOs is enhanced when they begin their tenure on a strong footing. While executive integration is not a new topic, a recent study by RHR International shows that the process unfolds in a very specific fashion.
The negotiation is moving along nicely and it looks like a deal will be reached -- but suddenly the opposing party makes a stiff demand. What’s going on? You’re encountering a tactic commonly used by hardball negotiators, authorities say. It’s what one of them calls the “hovering pen strategy” and another, the “ninth inning zinger.”
In the fifth of a six-part series on boosting personal effectiveness, Chief Executive explores the realm of CEO blogging. Blogging can be an informal communication channel and encourage positive employee engagement. Is blogging right for you?
If you can answer “Yes” to four or more of the following questions, chances are you will enjoy and succeed at blogging. Do you enjoy...
Ethan Allen Interiors CEO, M. Farooq Kathwari, attended the Chief Executive of the Year event honoring Ford's Alan Mulally at the New York Stock Exchange. Here, Kathwari spoke with Chief Executive on leadership advice he wishes he had been given before stepping into the C-suite, how employee happiness breeds a positive corporate culture, and what new technologies Ethan Allen is implementing.
Doug Conant had a successful decade as the CEO of Campbell Soup Company. He inherited a floundering company and put the iconic brand back on track -- and double-digit gains. Conant says that it’s CEOs who look for and act on every opportunity to deliver authenticity who succeed in engaging employees.
Based on a study of 200 CEO candidates, three characteristics emerged as catalysts for realizing organizational performance: realistic optimism, subservience to purpose and finding order in chaos. Here's how to develop and/or optimize these characteristics at your company.
Have you ever wondered which business books have had the most influence on high level CEOs? Here, Chris Kearney shares what thought leaders have developed his leadership style, and gives advice on how to be a successful CEO.
Chief Executive magazine Editor JP Donlon interviewed IBM Global Business Services’ Saul Berman for the May/June 2011 issue. Here, Berman lists the most important business books that CEOs should read.