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Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush Resigns: Avoiding a Similar Fate

Jonathan Bush was the founder and CEO of Athenahealth, a successful healthcare software company, until he was unceremoniously pushed out the door. How an activist group upended all that and what can CEOs learn from this saga.

New Supply Chain Cybersecurity Threats Emerge

Amid new cybersecurity threats from China, companies must define their mission-critical vendors and review best practices with them.

Tips To Tackle The Coming Transportation Crisis

A chronic shortage of long-haul truck and rail transportation is pushing up costs and resulting in uncertain delivery times and shrinking margins.

Understanding the Challenges of a VUCA Environment

VUCA stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity. Six corporate leaders says they’re seeing all aspects of it.

Alger Award Recipient Knows How To Bootstrap – And Build Companies

Don Daseke is CEO of Daseke Inc., a $1.2-billion, Dallas-based leader in the open-bed trucking industry that owns and operates 16 firms across the country. He’s made it the largest player in the industry in just nine years of building it.

Manufacturers Struggle With Adoption Of Digital Supply Networks

While there are great benefits to digital supply chains, many manufacturers have challenges harnessing data and putting it in practice.

How Uber Built Up Its Patent Strength Quickly

Learn how Uber piggy-backed on the research prowess of AT&T at a small fraction of the cost and time it would take to develop these patented innovations itself.

Who’s Calling The Shots In Your Supply Chain?

Who's calling the shots in your supply chain—operations and manufacturing managers, the chief financial officer, the chief supply chain officer or the CEO?

2018 Regional Report: The Northeast

While the northeast trails other regions in GDP growth, there are notable bright spots.

Q&A: Target Freight Management CEO Mike Wagner

Chief Executive spoke with Wagner about forging deep relationships with employees, managing growth, and some of the common misconceptions business owners have surrounding transportation and logistics.
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CEO Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.

It’s Time For The CEO To Own AI As A Strategic Imperative

To ensure companies achieve the full potential of AI – and to mitigate its potential risks – CEOs cannot relegate AI strategy to IT departments.

CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.