Kevin Johnson Is Leading Starbucks’ Next Wave Of Growth

Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson likes to talk about the company’s “innovation strategy” to accelerate its next wave of growth.

3M’s Inge Thulin Is Championing The Power Of Science

3M is all about championing the power of science, says chairman, president and CEO Inge Thulin.

How CEO Ginni Rometty Is Reshaping IBM

CEO, president and chair Virginia “Ginni” Rometty is helping to reshape IBM into “the incumbent disruptor.”

Satya Nadella Is Rejuvenating—And Transforming—Microsoft

Since Nadella was named the third CEO of the Bellevue, Wash. company in 2014, Microsoft’s market cap has more than doubled to $681.6 billion.

Zuckerberg Is Leading Facebook Back To Its Roots

Facebook founder, chair and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is leading the platform back to its roots: focusing more on the personal connections between friends and family.

Under Mary Barra, GM Focuses On Emerging Technologies

Under chair and CEO Mary Barra, General Motors is focusing on emerging technologies -- like the self-driving car, mobility apps and an autonomous fuel cell electric platform.

Penske Corp. Gets The Most From Its People, Says CEO Roger...

Penske Corp. in Bloomfield Hills, MI., is a $26B global company that manages retail automotive, truck leasing, transportation logistics and professional motorsports businesses.

American Airlines Will Never Lose Money Again, Says CEO Doug Parker

Doug Parker, chairman and CEO of American Airlines Group Inc., says the world's biggest airline will never lose money again – thanks to less...

A Designer At Heart, CEO Mark Parker Helps Nike Hit It...

A designer by heart, CEO Mark Parker has helped Nike post stellar financials by not only encouraging continuous product innovation, but also by volunteering his own successful design ideas.

Business Is Booming For Discount Retailer TJX, Under The Helm Of...

As department stores struggle, business is booming for The TJX Cos., the discount retailer led by CEO Ernie Herrman.

Oracle, Under Mark Hurd, Finds Religion Through The Cloud

Mark Hurd, CEO of enterprise giant Oracle, is pushing through big changes at the Redwood Shores, Calif. company, directing its business more and more toward...

Thomas Hayes Keeps Tyson Foods Ahead Of The Curve

On the job since June 2016, Tyson Foods Inc. CEO Thomas Hayes says the company has to constantly change to be the industry leader.
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Amid a backdrop of market volatility and shifting takes from the Trump Administration on trade, U.S. CEOs’ outlook for business conditions 12 months from now continued to fall in April, the third straight month of decline.
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How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.