Strategy

Philip’s Big Idea

After years of earnings disappointments, Royal Philips Electronics is attempting a transformation it hopes will catapult it into a leadership role in the U.S....

UTC CEO George David: Exclusive Interview with UTC’s George David

UTC Chief Executive George David argues that the best companies learn how to systematically achieve momentum over the long haul. They also benefit from having chief executive officers with long tenures, which is sharply at odds with the current trend. Here are highlights of a conversation:

Why CEOs Are Missing The Hispanic Market

Tapping It requires an Institutional Commitment.

Where Growth Will Come From

DARTS & ROSES  ROSE...Christine Poon, vice chairman at Johnson & Johnson, who says J&J has 17 new meds in advanced stages of testing. Hey,...

Flight of the Creative Class

The U.S. must invest more in R&D and universities to retain its best and brightest.

Getting R&D Back on Track

BASIC RESEARCH, NOW AT RISK, NEEDS MAJOR ATTENTION.

Acura’s RL Goes for the Top


Honda's luxury division heads upscale.

Health Care’s Paper Chase

  When George C. Halvorson thought he had a bone spur in his shoulder, he went to Kaiser Permanente for an X-ray€¦quot;after all, he's...

Bose’s Sound Strategy

Bose says it's been able to innovate better than public companies.

Harnessing Innovation

Corporate VC arms fund smaller companies with big ideas.
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Ability to harness and sort through data for meaningful insights remains a hurdle, many say. “The key is...finding what is actually relevant.”

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Falls To Decade Low, But Few Predict Recession

Chief Executive’s June survey of 278 U.S. CEOs shows leading confidence indicator now at 5.5/10, the lowest reading in nearly a decade. Majority forecasts worsening conditions in the year ahead, though not a recession.