Customer Experience

Head Of User Experience: The New Role For The Modern CEO

Customers know best what they want and those best positioned to gain that information in an organization are those closest to the customer. That's where the CEO needs to be.

5 Key Pathways to Growth Only Superconsumers Can Unlock

Superconsumers. If you’re not familiar with the term, you should be able to intuit the meaning of the word.

Healthy or Indulgent: Customer Tastes are Becoming Increasingly Bifurcated

People of all ages appear to be choosing products that are either really good or really bad for them, presenting opportunities for a squeeze on prices.

Why Service Design Should be Fundamental to your Strategy

A recent Gartner survey on the role of marketing in customer experience found that, by 2016, 89% of companies expect to compete mostly on the basis of customer experience, versus 36% four years ago.

Innovative Companies Offer a New Way to Travel

New companies, innovative concepts and different aircraft are changing the face of charter, jet cards and fractional ownership.

Implementing the Digital Customer Experience in the Manufacturing Industry

While manufacturers' strategies largely concentrate on things like R&D, automation, and production efficiencies, it is becoming increasingly important to engage customers with robust digital experiences.

Mid-Market Companies Can Grow Profits by Reinventing the Customer Experience

As mid-market companies look to innovation and technology to drive growth, they're also finding opportunities to reinvent their customer experience. Many successful mid-market companies have grown to become household names by building unique customer experiences and strongly-branded relationships.

Imperatives for Optimizing the Customer Experience

How companies can use exceptional customer service as a key competitive advantage.

A Lesson Learned about Trying to Pass on the Cost of a Living Wage...

Restaurants Unlimited CEO Jim Eschweiler has learned something about the viability of a “living wage” for his employees, and about the generosity of his customers: Each has limits.

Gutsy Customer-Experience Converts are Enjoying the Spoils

While phrases like "customer-centric operation" may sound like empty business jargon today, leaders who aren't constantly reassessing their clients' needs could be losing out big time.
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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 Soars In December, Nears Highest Levels Since 2004

Chief Executive’s monthly survey of CEO confidence finds the economic outlook of America’s corporate leaders nearing its most optimistic since 2003.
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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”.