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Harnessing the Power of Alignment

From a competitive standpoint, alignment may well be the most powerful weapon in a CEO’s arsenal. In this whitepaper, learn how to take advantage of the unrealized opportunities of alignment, and how to translate your strategic goals into employee actions at every level across your organization.

Leading Change: How To Maintain A High-Performance Culture In Times Of Change

In an era characterized by rampant disruption and rapidly transforming industries, the one challenge all companies have in common is navigating change. This whitepaper looks at what CEOs can do to motivate, inspire, and retain high performers during times of organizational change?

Leveraging HR’s Key Role for the Success of Organizational Initiatives

Today’s heads of HR require a broader range of business knowledge, as well as a deep understanding of the technological advances, demographic shifts and global competitive landscape, to continually anticipate business needs and position the company and its employees to meet them.

M&A In The Era Of Business 4.0

More than 70 percent of CEOs are considering some kind of merger, acquisition or divestiture activity in the next three years, according to results of a recent study. Here’s how to master M&A in the digital age.

Corporate Veterans Initiative

We’ve asked nearly 300 U.S. CEOs to share their experiences with recruiting veterans in hope to bring you a list of best practices. Read what other business leaders had to say about attracting and enlisting this diverse talent pool.

Innovation with Impact

At a time when entire industries are being upended by disruptive technologies, the need for companies of all sizes to continually innovate and evolve is more pressing than ever.

Strategic Alignment and Synergy Management: Ensuring MA&D Success in the Age of Disruption

In the age of Amazon, companies need to be intelligent, agile, automated and on the cloud. But building this kind of operation isn’t easy, and mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are becoming a strategic tool of choice for companies to buy their way into the model.

Business Planning Opportunities After Tax Reform

The economy keeps heating up, and so is the war for talent. In today’s competitive environment, great people have a tremendous range of choice, and candidates have a great deal of power in the hiring process.

Getting Succession Right

Most companies and leaders have a contingency CEO succession plan in place in case of emergency. But when a CEO starts to think seriously...

Free White Paper: Shaping the Employment Deal

The economy keeps heating up, and so is the war for talent. In today’s competitive environment, great people have a tremendous range of choice, and candidates have a great deal of power in the hiring process.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

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.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Plunges On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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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 2019 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.

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