Culture

The Trouble With Business Transformation

GE didn’t change quickly enough and Lehman changed too fast. Transformations go wrong because of the timing, the team, and in some cases, the strategy.

From Home Heating Oil to Healthy Food, The Evolution of Global Partners

How has Global Partners, a one-time home oil heating company, evolved into a billion-dollar enterprise, which is trying its hand in the healthy foods industry? When you talk to CEO Eric Slifka it makes perfect sense.

Culture Ate Strategy For Lunch — Now It’s Eating At Your Value

CEOs continue to struggle with is what a good culture is for their business and how to operationalize it. They are running out of time to figure it out, too.

NBA’s Oris Stuart On How The League Represents Its Global Audience

Chief Executive spoke with Oris Stuart of the NBA about being in the limelight as a professional sports league and how that impacts the NBA’s diversity and inclusion efforts.

Improving Your Culture Must Be An Obsession

What brings people together isn’t fancy office furniture or a ping pong table. It’s doing things together… things that most people actually enjoy.

Tactical Considerations In Preemptive #MeToo Investigations

When it comes to #MeToo, should CEOs undertake preemptive strikes and get ahead of potential issues by commissioning “clean bill of health” investigations before allegations arise?

When An Established Company Should Run An Internal Startup

An internal startup is not a cure-all for business woes, and it definitely shouldn’t be used to make only incremental business improvements.

Former Cisco CEO John Chambers On Startup Cultures, Vulnerability And More

Chief Executive spoke to the former CEO of Cisco, John Chambers about how establish companies can cultivate startup cultures and why CEOs must be vulnerable.

Prioritize Your Culture Always—Not Just When It’s Easy

No one is immune to hard times, but your values cannot take a backseat when business gets tough. Here are four steps to keep culture in the forefront when the waters get choppy.

Have Faith: When You Bring Religious Values To Work

The idea of CEOs publicly discussing or displaying their faith may seem anachronistic at best. At worst, it can lead to high-profile PR misfires.
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CEO Confidence Rebounds In May Despite Escalation Of U.S. Trade Fight With China

President Trump’s escalation of the trade fight with China may have spooked global markets, but U.S. CEOs are taking it in stride so far, according to Chief Executive’s monthly reading of CEO confidence.
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