Talent Management

Why CEOs Are Taking on More Direct Reports

The CEO’s span of control has roughly doubled over the past twenty years, from almost 5 to just under 10. Two immediate questions come to mind: Why? And is this making CEOs more—or less—effective?

Aligning People with Business Strategy

Dick Flanagan, Emmet Keefe, Lars Bjork, Christine Jacobs Dick Finnegan CEO, C-Suite Analytics Founder and President, The Retention Institute “How important is retaining and engaging your teams? On...

Should the Chief Sustainability Officer be Sustained?

Many business experts say that with increasing natural resource costs, regulation and public scrutiny, companies today need to go beyond traditional efficiency, and that requires a highranking manager with a specific mandate—a chief sustainability officer.

Connecting the Company to the CEO

Chief Executives who connect personally with the company earn the power to lead employees out of their comfort zones to tackle big challenges and drive performance.

Covance: Tactics for Talent Troubles

Covance’s Joe Herring Innovation has always been near and dear to pharmaceutical heavyweights, such as Pfizer and Eli Lilly, whose very lifeblood depends on minting...

In Turbulent Times Women May Prove to Be Better Leaders Than Men

Do women leaders consult more with peers than men? Do they tend to motivate teams more easily? Recent research reveals a host of provocative findings, some counterintuitive, that suggest the answers are not always what one might think.

The Limits of Monetary Incentives

Money isn't the great motivator people often suppose. In fact, excessive monetary rewards can lead to bad behaviors.

Why do Volatile CEOs Have Nine Lives?

The intense pressure for boards to hire the right leader, often blinds them to leadership gaps that ultimately result in a costly hiring mistake. Here's how to avoid such missteps.

Making the Grade: The CEO Guide to Executive Education

Executive education programs can provide your team with a broader perspective, fresh insight and clear action items. Here's how to ensure an executive education programs pays off in business results.

How to Get the Most From Your CIO

Savvy CEOs partner with their CIOs to drive efficiencies and enhance business capabilities.
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Ability to harness and sort through data for meaningful insights remains a hurdle, many say. “The key is...finding what is actually relevant.”

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CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

In Poll, Majority of CEOs Say Hybrid Work Is Here to Stay for 2022. Full Virtual? Not so Much

Almost all the CEOs we surveyed in May say they will work in at least partially hybrid mode for the rest of the year—versus just 7 percent who said they'd be fully remote.