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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.

Keys To Solving Business Bottlenecks

As CEO, one of your most important jobs is to maximize the efficiency of your operations, and a big part of that mandate involves eliminating bottlenecks.

Must-Know Supply Chain Trends For CEOs

A world-class global supply chain is a major competitive advantage for businesses, but the technology and processes that enable the end-to-end supply chain are changing more rapidly than ever.

What Would A Steel Tariff Mean For Manufacturers?

A potential tarriff on imported would be steel welcome news for American steel producers, but it has been cause for alarm for some American manufacturers who are big consumers of metals.

Cost-Cutting Done Right: The Building Blocks Of A Zero-Based Supply Chain

Competition, rapid product lifecycles, and supply chain shifts are making it increasingly urgent for companies to rethink their approaches to cost reduction – and fast.

Creating The Perfect Office Space For Your Business

Whether you are building-out a newly leased office space, or considering redesigning your current office, getting the details right is a tricky process.

Why The AmazonHQ2 List Is Great News For Every CEO

Amazon's HQ2 runoff highlights he rise of new tech boomtowns in areas once relegated to flyover status in the minds of many technology CEOs.

Repatriating Profits A Key Part Of Apple’s Contribution Announcement

Apple announced it will contribute $350 billion to the U.S. economy over the next five years, thanks in part to new tax regulations, and will bring the $250 billion in profits it has stashed overseas back to the U.S.

Business-Savvy Is The New Cool For Workspaces

For all the trends coming in and out of fashion in office real estate, the essential requirements of the modern workspace remain fairly constant.

GE: Everything Must Go

There is no doubt that General Electric’s new chairman and CEO John Flannery is serious about trimming the fat within the organization, with a high volume of corporate job cuts and GE research facility shutdowns expected to be announced next month.
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CEO1000 Tracker Full List

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.

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

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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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.

CEO OF THE YEAR

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.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.