Strategy

Socket Man: Whether Tesla Soars May Depend on Whether Musk Comes Back to Earth

Last week, the company reportedly fired several hundred employees— across the personnel matrix—for poor performance. What does that say about Tesla?

Best & Worst States for Business Regional Report: The Southeast

While the Southeast is sometimes overlooked in national conversations about economic development, it is a powerhouse of manufacturing economic growth, home to two of the country’s fastest-growing state economies and lures investment with a low cost of living and engaged workers.

A CEO’s Guide to Executive Meeting Venue Selection

For off-site executive meetings, destination and venue selection is as strategic as the agenda.

How Voya Achieved 100% Growth After Spin-Off

Leading a spin-off can be like running a new company. While the operations end may seem as simple as breaking off a division, the C-suite must often create an entirely new brand and face mountains of legal work.

Steve Jobs Didn’t Invent Creativity, He Nurtured It

For someone with lousy people skills, Steve Jobs knew how to bring out the best in them, particularly on the creative side.

How Joint Ventures Staged a Quiet Comeback

CEOs continue to flock to growth via organic investments and acquisitions, despite joint ventures generally yielding superior returns.

Using Trade Secret Protection to Build Shareholder Value

Many companies fail to capture the trade secrets in their own organizations, but by deliberately identifying and protecting them, companies can increase profits and shareholder value.

Lior Arussy: ‘Launch and Abandon’ Is Not a Strategic Option

An organization suffers from “launch and abandon” syndrome when there is a fundamental lack of understanding as to how to successfully deploy a strategy.

Dear Mr. Bezos: An Open Letter From Everywhere

It seems like business leaders and politicians everywhere are making a pitch to be the home of Amazon's second headquarters - and we mean everywhere.

What Equifax Can Learn From the Military About Surviving a Data Breach

The ability to act decisively, communicate clearly and keep teams focused is critical to leading successfully in and through a crisis. But even more critical is how they have “made ready” the organization long beforehand.
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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 Optimism Rebounds in November Amid Growing Hope For Tax Cuts

CEOs are reporting a renewed sense of confidence in where the business landscape will be a year from now, registering the highest level since April.
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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”.