A lot is at stake for companies as digital transformation takes hold, and in this super-charged environment, acquiring your way to innovation no longer works — the only way to stay innovative is to invest in R&D.
In the age of Amazon, companies need to be intelligent, agile, automated and on the cloud. But building this kind of operation isn’t easy, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are becoming a strategic tool of choice for companies to buy their way into the model.
John O’Kelly talks about how he’s grown Newcastle Systems from the basement of his home to where it is today and the challenges of having a product that doesn’t have brand recognition.
There are many sustainable practices CEOs can introduce—from telecommuting and reducing waste to incentives for volunteering in the community—to engage their workforce in activities that align with the global goals.
This is the introductory article in a new series addressing the opportunities and challenges faced by CEOs over the five distinct phases in the Life Cycle of the CEO, each presenting its own tasks and challenges.
Lost in the dramatics of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation is hearing is how Justice Kennedy’s hand-picked replacement would give the highest court a pro-business slant for years to come.
David Hassell, CEO of 15Five, says the yearly review doesn’t make sense in an era where employees aren’t staying in jobs as long as they once were and the pace of business changes very quickly.
Rebecca Hamilton and Emily Schwerin-Whyte are sisters, but their relationship extends beyond siblinghood— the two have recently taken over as co-CEOs of their family business.
As a chemical manufacturer, SC Johnson faces a unique hurdle in the era of “all-natural” consumer-packaged goods. CEO Fisk Johnson explains to Chief Executive how they overcome these challenges.
Craig Bouchard, CEO of Braidy Industries, has a unique approach in his attempt to build his fourth billion-dollar company. He shares the details with Chief Executive.