Otis Elevator’s products made the leap from human operators to automation decades ago, now it’s ready for its next lift: A.I. capabilities—and being spun out by United Technologies. Judy Marks shares her plan to lead the 166-year-old company into a technology-forged future.
Discussions around empathy in business may seem trendy, but that doesn’t mean that empathy isn’t important. In fact, empathy is the number one skill any effective leader needs in order to truly inspire the people who work with them.
Engagement of employees is one of today’s biggest challenges for CEOs, especially in a tight-labor economy. One chief uses an innovative way to get employees fired up at the same time that she is whipping up enthusiasm by clients.
Chief Executive got a chance to sit down and talk with former Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini on how CEOs can improve the cost of care and employee wellness at their own companies, how he got into yoga, why the CVS deal was the right move for Aetna and more.
Many companies are taking a fresh look at executive education. Led by CEOs who are firm believers in the value of continuous education, such organizations are sponsoring a wide range of internal programs customized to specific business needs and goals.
As younger leaders enter senior management ranks, a more enlightened leadership style and culture is likely to evolve. That culture will encourage workers to be present in all aspects of their lives so that they won’t have to give up one to achieve the other.
Now is the time to jump-start your leadership team by refining the team’s structural foundation and creating an environment where productive dialogue will thrive.
Guibert Englebienne, cofounder and chief technology officer of IT and software development company Globant, is a big believer in the benefits of employee empowerment.
To attain real business value, it is imperative that we do not overlook Gen Xers, but recognize their strengths and empower them to succeed within today’s diverse, multi-generational workforce.
As members of Generation Z enter the workforce, there is likely to be a culture clash with older coworkers over disagreements in politics and hypersensitivity. Jeff Cunningham spoke with leading moral psychologist, Professor Jonathan Haidt, about this potentially troubling phenomenon and how CEOs can handle these issues at their company.