Companies can and do fail for any number of reasons. Failure based on ineffective relationships due to poor communications and ineffective negotiation is completely avoidable.
The CEO of an Indian consulting company celebrated the company’s 20th anniversary where cake was served. The outcome was more than melted candles; he was charged with gender discrimination.
With so many other important tasks in the first 100 days of joining a company, how can a CEO make talent a top focus? There are a few pragmatic steps to prioritize.
As a result of working with hundreds of teams over many years, one CEO found that there are certain elements of High-Performance Teams that can be summarized by the acronym VIVRE FAT!
Steve Jones, CEO of Allied Universal, a security services firm, talked with Chief Executive about growing the company from a small-time operation to a billion-dollar enterprise.
Bob Patel had a plan for his company, LyondellBasell, to ride the U.S. shale boom to unprecedented heights. But as CEO of the Dutch energy giant’s Houston-based operations in America, the veteran petrochemical executive first had some cleaning up to do.
Strategic planning is a process and not an event. It may take several years to get traction with it but once successfully launched, it can become yet another cornerstone in an enterprise’s foundation.
Today is Take Your Kid To Work Day. Here's a good reason for the kids to come to the office: They can remind us of what we’ve learned from them that can improve our productivity and the way we deal with co-workers in real and meaningful ways.
Elon Musk shows us that while you can’t build a positive legacy on dreams you can actually damage a reputation by trying to sell unrealized forecasts.
GE didn’t change quickly enough and Lehman changed too fast. Transformations go wrong because of the timing, the team, and in some cases, the strategy.