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Zurich’s Paul Horgan Says Public-Private Partnerships Could Fund Infrastructure Investments

America's deteriorating infrastructure is in dire need of repair and upgrades, and there are big stakes at risk for businesses and economic developers.

9 Steps that can Remove Obstacles to Growth

Each of the 9 steps shows how to avoid common decision-making mis­takes and provides checklists and tools to foster a creative and idea-driven culture.

Digital Marketplace Platforms Could Offer New Opportunities for Manufacturers

A new platform has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing by offering the opportunity to buy and sell custom-made parts through an online portal.

Plane Advantage: New Jet Models Aim to Please CEOs and CFOs

An all-flagship fleet of next-generation business jets coming on the market over the next year or so is setting a course to transform business...

7 Secrets of Successful Innovation

Internal innovation is a clear hallmark of successful mid-market companies. Here are some ideas on how CEOs can boost their companies’ R&D quotient.

R&D Helps Mid-Marketers More Effectively Compete

Some mid-market CEOs have found ways to successfully overcome the challenges of fostering an innovation culture and devoting resources to R&D.

Oil CEOs are Upbeat, Boding Well for the Economy

Shell, showing the benefits of a well-timed acquisition, has capped off a positive reporting season for the sector, though a fatal accident means hardships remain for Anadarko.

4 Steps to Improving Profitability and Innovation through Supplier Relations

CEOs should get more involved in building supplier relationships. The benefit in doing so could go directly to the bottom line.

Public Trust in CEOs is “Imploding” as Technology, Outsourcing Threaten Jobs

Broader public trust in CEOs has disintegrated to new lows as automation and the offshoring of jobs make citizens more fearful about their future, a new survey shows.

Can Trump Really Bring Manufacturing Jobs Back from China?

Since he started on the campaign trail in 2015, Donald Trump has made one of his primary goals to bring back manufacturing jobs from China. Now the president-elect is eyeing tariffs on Chinese imports and proposing initiatives to boost American manufacturing.
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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Optimism Rebounds in November Amid Growing Hope For Tax Cuts

CEOs are reporting a renewed sense of confidence in where the business landscape will be a year from now, registering the highest level since April.
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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 2017 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 success in and dedication to business, shareholders, customers and employees.

EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.