It’s unsurprising that growth, once again, topped the priority list in Gartner’s 2017 CEO survey. Yet most executives at America’s largest companies are struggling to fulfill their growth ambitions.
While most business owners realize the importance of transition planning, most say they are too busy running their business to think about what’s going to happen to it in the future, a new survey says.
Companies must be agile, creative and super-responsive to survive. However, simply spouting the directive doesn’t work.
Instead of dictating change from the top, this company decided that the “engine” of transformation would be distributed to all levels of the organization.
Confidence levels, however, are still more positive than negative as the economy continues to chug along.
Interface recruited Jay Gould as the CEO because of his track record of financial turnarounds and brand globalization. He also has to balance the company’s strong commitment to corporate purpose, and the importance of that attribute to its millennial workforce, with its need to boost returns to shareholders.
Karl-Thomas Neumann has stepped down as chief executive of GM’s European subsidiary Adam Opel GmbH, and his successor, Michael Lohscheller, will have to grapple with how to turn the money-losing ship around under the helm of Groupe PSA.
Almost all of the executives participating in a new global survey saw political uncertainty as a golden opportunity to disrupt competitors and grow.
Companies boosted profits in the first quarter, but their outlook statements had a bearish tone and BlackRock CEO Larry Fink is warning of a tougher Q2.
Goldman Sachs says there's a 31% chance of a recession by early 2019. A new AI forecaster agrees.