Strategy

The Negative Impact Of An Unaccountable CEO 

The challenge of helping a CEO understand the importance of being accountable to his or her team is not easy an easy one to overcome.

Knowing When Not To Pursue A Merger

Even if the market, the industry, and the economy are absolutely perfect for a merger, if two companies combine with three principles against them, it usually means failure. Here are the three principles.

CarePort Health CEO On Solving Complex Problems In American Healthcare

Lissy Hu started CarePort Health while she was pursuing a joint MD-MBA degree. She talks with us about solving one of healthcare’s greatest challenges: improving post-acute care coordination.
results intelligence

Results Intelligence: What Separates Doers From Dreamers

People who understand results intelligence get remarkable things done, and often make it look easy. In reality, though, they’re framing and managing projects in specific ways.

Revisiting B2B Strategy: Engaging With Your Customer’s Customer

In healthcare, commercial real estate, and professional sports, B2B organizations are evaluating how to respond to a combination of changing consumer behavior, technology-driven innovation and new forms of competition.
Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush resigned

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush Resigns: Avoiding a Similar Fate

Jonathan Bush was the founder and CEO of Athenahealth, a successful healthcare software company, until he was unceremoniously pushed out the door. How an activist group upended all that and what can CEOs learn from this saga.

PTPA CEO Sharon Vinderine On Managing Growth, Leveraging Tech

Sharon Vinderine is founder and CEO of Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) — a seal of approval program where parents consult on the best products for kids and families—but starting the organization from the ground up was no easy task.

Mountain Man: One Ski Resort CEO’s Path To Success

In the idiosyncratic ski resort business—uniquely vulnerable to the whims of Mother Nature—size really matters. This is a challenge the CEO of Alterra Mountain Co. knows all too well, as the company runs 12 ski properties and works with 14 resort partners.

Sonnenfeld: From CEO to President? Howard Schultz Checks The Boxes

Donald Trump borrowed the core iconography of mythic American business figures needed to run for President, whereas outgoing Starbucks Chairman Howard Schultz actually models these five qualities.

Expense Management: The Case for the Middle Office Relocation

Over two-thirds of CEOs said they have never considered splitting off a portion of their professional jobs from their existing headquarters to a lower-cost market.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker Full List

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 Confidence Falls On Growing Trade War Worries

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.
Our monthly review of CEO Confidence reveals that geopolitical concerns, like trade wars, are causing many business leaders are causing them to be pessimistic in an otherwise buoyant environment.
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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 2018 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 or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

EDITOR'S PICKS

Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
Trump trade tactics play well with manufacturing CEOs

Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.