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Elon Musk's willingness to devote “extreme effort and relentless creativity” is what matters most as Tesla’s market value propels past GM, Nissan, Subaru, Ford, Chrysler and Mercedes (Daimler).
The No. 1 university in America for turning out current CEOs of Fortune 500 companies is not Harvard, not Stanford, not Notre Dame. It's Wisconsin.
Chief Executive asked Raytheon CEO Thomas Kennedy to discuss what the CEO’s role is in creating a cyber-safe workspace and the role company culture plays in creating a more secure organization.
Forty years of studying CEOs in crisis—from Burke to Zuckerberg—yield some key lessons for the current moment. Here's Jeff Sonnenfeld on Dennis Muilenburg.
Like a professional sports team, SentryOne prefers to “draft” and bring people into its culture rather hire a bunch of expensive free agents that already have their own culture.
But even seasoned CEOs with talented senior leadership teams get stuck from time to time, as the reliable ways of operating fail to deliver the returns they once did. How do you recognize that your senior leadership team (SLT) is running in circles and what can you do about it?
When plastic straws became public enemy number one last year, straw manufacturer Tiger Packaging took the image hit in stride and CEO Peter Horwitz has continued to promote the availability of more eco-friendly alternatives to full-plastic straws and other forms of packaging.
We’ve all heard it often enough — being a good listener is as important a skill as being a good communicator. My experience has shown this to be true but also taught me that intentional silence is an acquired skill.
Much like a basketball team, symphony orchestra and Army Ranger unit, it is not too difficult to spot when leadership teams don’t pay sufficient attention to the fundamentals. Here are a few indicators.