Strategy

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts Says Economic Development Starts With Relationships

Nebraska Gov. Peter Ricketts is running the state like a business, putting customer service and relationships first, and it's working.

On Cue: How the Jones Soda CEO Navigated Her Own and the Company’s Comeback

The former CEO of Jones Soda, Jennifer Cue, came back to pull the company out of its slump. Here's how she did it.

How We Fixed Our Toxic Culture: The ‘Culture Fix Playbook’

Here’s how Mary Berner halved employee turnover & made the people of Cumulus Media a true FORCE to be reckoned with.

How We Fixed Our Toxic Culture: The “Culture Fix Playbook”

Here’s how Mary Berner halved employee turnover & made the people of Cumulus Media a true FORCE to be reckoned with.

How One Company Positioned Itself for the Ultimate Exit Strategy

Successfully positioning a small company for buyout takes more than simply pioneering an idea or product in the right niche and performing well enough in the marketplace for a big corporation to recognize its value.

Trust is the New Bottom Line Metric, Report Says

New survey findings show that trust and sustainability are becoming critical to the success of a business strategy, as digital has made it so that businesses are measured by more than just their numbers.

Let’s Get Creative: Your Business Survival Requires It

Companies must be agile, creative and super-responsive to survive. However, simply spouting the directive doesn’t work.

States Scramble as Amazon Announces Search for a Second U.S. Headquarters

Amazon announced yesterday its plans to open a second company headquarters in North America. The retailer said the project—known as "Amazon HQ2"—would cost more than $5 billion and would include as many as 50,000 high-paying jobs.

5 Ways to Find Your Company’s Real Value

Understanding what Japanese statistician and engineer Dr. Genichi Taguchi taught can help today’s executives avoid aiming at the wrong targets for growing their businesses.

Doing Business in Cuba: How One U.S. Company is Laying the Groundwork

U.S. companies wanting to do business in Cuba should establish relationships now.
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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 (public and private).

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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”.