Politics/Policy

Sonnenfeld: John Legere Should Rework WeWork

WeWork needs leadership not tied to Neumann and soiled by being a part of his team’s ill-fated maneuvers. Coincidentally, T-Mobile’s inspiring CEO John Legere may soon be all dressed and ready for the spot as the T-Mobile-Sprint merger closes.

How To Conduct A Quality Internal Investigation

Because corporate or executive wrongdoing may result in criminal prosecution, large civil fines, substantial damages, and negative publicity, a carefully-planned and well-executed investigation is critical.

U.S. CEOs Don’t Expect A Recession Anytime Soon

CEOs say they are still concerned with the volatility and uncertainty of global and domestic politics but find confidence in stable macroeconomic fundamentals and remain hopeful for progress on China-U.S. trade talks.

Walmart CEO McMillon Takes New Megaphone As Chairman of Business Roundtable

The ascension of Walmart CEO Doug McMillon to the chairmanship of the Business Roundtable comes at an especially interesting time both for the corporate lobbying group and for the world’s largest retailer.

Biden Tops Trump Decisively In Straw Poll of Big-Company CEOs, Who Say Trump Cannot...

Joe Biden topped Donald Trump in a straw poll of voting preferences among 72 prominent CEOs taken yesterday in Washington, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren a distant third.

What CEOs Should Be Asking Risk Managers

Chief executives must navigate the muddy waters of both complex compliance and growth, while communicating with a board of directors. It’s no easy task. Here are three priorities for CEOs to discuss with risk managers in order to properly communicate with the board.

Bad News? Four Points Of Optimism About The Economy

We've reached 10 years of economic expansion and yet, many CEOs seem to be anxious. The biggest worry rhymes with Smariffs, but that’s hardly the only concern. Amid this darkening mood, Chief Executive Editor-in-Chief Dan Bigman shares a few reasons to be optimistic.
President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

How Business Leaders Can Alter Trump’s Trade War

Take it from someone who knows President Trump’s divide-and-conquer tactics fairly well, U.S. business leaders need to unite in championing an alternative method to the trade war.

SEC Pushes Back On Power of Proxy Advisors

In a move seen to be the first in a series of steps to curtail the power of proxy advisory firms, the SEC today reiterated its stance that providing advice on voting is “solicitation” under federal law and will be governed by stringent anti-fraud rules.

With ‘Stakeholder’ Edict, Will Business Roundtable Catch Up With CEOs?

This week's proclamation by the Business Roundtable is not a novel position, but a rediscovery of the group's original position. Furthermore, such responsible and responsive social conduct has long been far more accepted practice by progressive business leaders than presumed.
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Washington Politics Cramps CEO Confidence In October Poll

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