Tag: crisis management

Les Moonves And The Failures of The CBS Board

Just as the CBS board of directors once ignored Les Moonves' alleged misconduct, they now face a new distraction from the departed CEO.

Marriott Models How To Handle A Hacking Attack

A massive data breach revealed today tested the character of Marriott hotels this week – and it came through in flying colors.

In Times Of Crisis, The CEO Becomes Chief Emergency Officer

When unexpected crisis hits an organization, the CEO needs to take a deep breath, then start thinking like a Chief Emergency Officer.

What Can We Learn From Les Moonves?

The brilliant network honcho was wired in a way that he understood public taste better than anyone. Why did his instinct desert him when he needed it most?

Are Uncertain Times Causing Your C-Suite to Panic?

As global markets brace for potential impact from political uncertainty, C-Suite officers are struggling with how to stay on strategy. Here are three trademark panic behaviors and three ways CEOs can get everyone back on track.

Chipotle’s Leadership Has A Significant Trust Problem

Amid a new foodborne illness outbreak, Chipotle’s leadership, including CEO Brian Niccol, is not only failing to protect all of its customers, it’s failing its brand.

Safeguarding Corporate Reputation In The Age Of Social Activism

In the age of social activism powerful forces are fueling a fundamental shift, not only in the influence of social media but also in the rise and fall of brands and leaders.

What Papa John Schnatter Didn’t Get About Being A CEO

There are no more organizations left to fire Papa John Schnatter, no more boards to resign. So how did such a storied entrepreneur take such a wrong turn?

Former Samsonite CEO Ramesh Tainwala’s Self-Inflicted Injury

Samsonite’s board fired CEO Ramesh Tainwala for ​a self-inflicted injury—​trying to get away with lying in a big data world.

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.
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CEO Outlook Dips Further Amid Midterm Elections

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in future business conditions slipped from 7 out of 10 in October to 6.9 in November. It was a new low for 2018 as business leaders begin to prepare for a possible downturn ahead.
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