Performance

Jerry Z Muller

Fixating On Performance Metrics Can Hurt Your Company

Jerry Z. Muller, author of “The Tyranny of Metrics,” says that CEOs tend to lose sight of the bigger picture when focusing on performance metrics.

Five Fortune 500 CEOs on Strategy During Uncertain Times

VUCA is the name of the game for many corporate leaders. Five of them share their strategy for leading in an uncertain and volatile environment.

CEOs Are Focusing On Connecting Outcomes And Profits

Leaders will face organizational rejection if they fail to clearly connect outcomes to profits and don’t listen to the people closest to the customer.

Learning From PE Firms: Play Offense, Not Defense  

In public companies, the leadership team and board are aligned to not make a mistake and generate average returns, while PE firms are tightly aligned to generate exceptional returns.

3 Essential Rhythms For Consistently Achieving Predictable Results

Success builds on success, and your positive results will become much more predictable if you focus on these three rhythms.

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.

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.

P&G Faces Activist Investor Challenge from Peltz, Trian

Trian Fund Management LP CEO Nelson Peltz is looking to force his way onto Proctor & Gamble’s board of directors.

How One CEO Finds Competitive Advantage Through Sustainability

Many U.S. manufacturers struggle to balance sustainability and the desire to make products at home with the need to reduce costs and boost their margins. Here's one that's succeeding.

CEO Confidence Slips, Survey Shows, as Window for Tax Reform Seen Closing

Confidence levels, however, are still more positive than negative as the economy continues to chug along.
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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

President Trump's trade policies are dividing CEOs.

TrumpTrade: How Trump’s Trade Policies Divide CEOs

CEOs across the nation may be near-uniformly thrilled with the GOP tax cuts and regulatory rollback. President Trump’s trade policies are another story.

CEO Guidelines For Speaking Out On Controversial Issues

When it comes to successfully extolling your purpose or speaking out on politics, there’s a right way and a wrong way. Here are six guidelines to get you started.

It’s Time For The CEO To Own AI As A Strategic Imperative

To ensure companies achieve the full potential of AI – and to mitigate its potential risks – CEOs cannot relegate AI strategy to IT departments.

CEO Pay: It Has Little to Do With What the 200 Best-Paid CEOs Earn

The problem is that looking at CEO pay by looking through the lens of the top 200 best-paid CEOs tells you nothing about most CEO pay.