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.
An emotionally intelligent CEO fosters the development of key team players, listens more than he speaks, makes space for strategic thinking and visioning, and responds to stresses that arise from a place of centered-ness.
The declaration, signed by 181 CEOs of major U.S. companies, is “insufficient” "pablum" and redolent of “cheap” talk.
Not much is ever made of the financial impact of the national parks, but in 2018, the National Park Service has produced $40.1 billion in economic output in the national economy. Here’s why CEOs like Subaru’s Thomas Doll see the National Park Service as more than just a CSR initiative.
Green companies outperform their non-green competitors. This is not a creative marketing spin. It is a measured and accurate result as tracked by the stock markets. Here's why.
The reputation of business trust is below that of Congress, so the Business Roundtable decided what’s needed is a charm offensive. More than likely, it will backfire.
Business Roundtable has “redefined” the purpose of an American corporation to embrace the needs of constituencies other than shareholders.
When business fails, it is scandalized. When it rescues, the quiet is deafening. Part of the answer is business needs to tell a better story.
“Speed and certainty” of closing is a common mantra in the M&A world. M&A advisers are often asked why M&A deals die. Here are a few common pitfalls and how to avoid them.
All too often, CEOs hand off the company’s social impact efforts to its CSR team. Corporate social responsibility is table stakes for long-term viability, but that doesn’t mean that other departments are off the hook when it comes to addressing these social issues.