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CEOs Must Be Proactive About Sales Tax Compliance In The Post-Wayfair World

During the past 50 years, the world of technology and e-commerce has certainly boomed. Trying to adapt new ways of doing business to antiquated sales tax cases was not cutting it. By 2018, U.S. online sales tallied more than a half-trillion dollars and accounted for about 10 percent of all retail sales.

How To Sustain Growth In A Disruptive World

Disruption and the hyper-acceleration of change has shortened cycles in every industry, putting all CEOs under pressure not only to create cultures that are dynamic and nimble enough to evolve quickly, but to be ever more flexible and adaptable themselves.

Building a Tax Center of Excellence

Despite the emerging trends and challenges facing tax executives, an opportunity exists to develop a compelling case for change. It is the responsibility of the CEO to create an environment that facilitates that business case and drives an operating plan for greater tax performance.

Quality of Hire: How to Measure It, How to Improve It

In a hypercompetitive climate characterized by constant disruption, talent is a must-have weapon for long-term survival. With the war for talent at a peak, companies are devoting more resources—and a greater share of the CEO’s time—to finding and keeping the best.

Organizational Onboarding: Why It Matters—And How To Get It Right

Too often, companies manage to woo top talent only to lose them to competitors within months. An effective onboarding program can increase three-year retention by two thirds and first-year productivity by close to 50 percent. And as millennials and post-millennials become a larger part of the workforce, engagement starting on day one is becoming the new table stakes in the war for talent.

Strategic M&A In An Era Of Ecosystem-Driven Collaboration

As companies attempt to anticipate and counter inevitable disruption, CEOs must try to predict, as accurately as possible, what the world will look like over the next five to 10 years, where the company will fit into new and emerging ecosystems, and how it will get to where it needs to be to stay relevant and profitable.

Revenue Growth in a Digitized World

Technology-driven innovation and the next generations are disrupting traditional sales models, and organizations must adapt their growth strategies to survive. In this white paper, you’ll learn how to shift your model to remain competitive in this new marketplace and gain insights into the practices of nearly 400 CEOs we surveyed on the issue in June 2019.

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.
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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 Falls Again In May Amid COVID Crisis 

A survey of 300+ CEOs conducted in early May shows declining confidence in business conditions, even as economy reopens in many parts of the country and around the world. But there could be a silver lining. 
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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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