Politics/Policy

CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.

Sonnenfeld: Amazon’s Sweetheart HQ Incentive Deals Are ‘Outrageous’

Will the HQ2 deals from New York and Virginia make sense for the locations in the long-term, considering the big incentives Amazon will receive?

How Plaintiff Counsel Ads Create A Mass Tort Fiasco

A recent case involving Johnson & Johnson shows how lawyers will run ads to sway juries against companies in lawsuits. Here’s what you have to know.

CEOs See Economic Boom, And Trump’s Approach, Continuing With Divided Congress

CEOs are concerned because of the partisan split that will take over Congress in January after Democrats won the House of Representatives and Republicans added to their margin in the U.S. Senate on Election Day. Total legislative gridlock isn’t acceptable they say.

Hiring America’s Heroes

They’re competent, disciplined and skilled. So why aren’t we making better use of the country’s robust pipeline of military talent—and what we can we do to fix the problem? Some ideas to get started.

Using Tech To Tackle The Opioid Epidemic, Healthcare Costs

Kevin MacDonald, CEO of Kit Check, saw an opportunity to make the healthcare system more efficient with technology—now he sees an opportunity help curb the opioid epidemic.

Protected: Sonnenfeld: Divided Congress Presents Opportunities, Challenges To CEOs

The midterm results are in: the CEO community will be serving a divided nation represented by a divided Congress. Jeff Sonnenfeld, senior associate dean of leadership studies at the Yale School of Management, sees both opportunities and challenges for CEOs in this new environment.

For CEOs On Election Day, Politics Is No Party

For CEOs, there are downsides, as well as some narrow upsides, to jumping into political hot water.

Jamie Dimon And The Scandal In Riyadh

The requirement that chief executives consider both moral and strategic imperatives will be a constant feature of the C-Suite over the next decade.

CEO Confidence In U.S. Business Conditions Falls To Lowest Level Of 2018

The CEO Confidence Index has taken a tumble, thanks a trade war that CEOs say is beginning to materialize and a fear a change in the weather.
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CEO Confidence Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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