CEOs go bullish on growth prospects

More than 90 percent of CEOs in China are confident about the growth outlook of their companies, a higher percentage than their global counterparts, …

C-suite Leadership

Smart Cities Set to Revolutionize Modern Face of Urban Living

“We stand here at a unique period. We are seeing some of the convergent capabilities, this transformation, these capabilities being built,” observed …

Smart Cities

U.K. Retailers Feel Pinch as Debenhams, Carpetright Struggle - Bloomberg

The difficulties facing Britain’s non-food retailers were laid bare Tuesday in gloomy reports from department-store group Debenhams Plc and …


Nestle Plans $21 Billion Share Buyback as Activist Loeb Digs In - Bloomberg

Nestle SA announced a 20 billion-franc ($21 billion) share buyback program, in its first strategic move after Dan Loeb’s hedge fund Third Point …


Canada can’t fall behind in the global race for tech talent

<i>Mike McDerment is CEO and co-founder of FreshBooks and a member of the Council of Canadian Innovators.</i><p>With Canada’s fast-growing tech sector facing a shortage of 220,000 workers by 2020, the federal government is wisely expediting the immigration process for highly skilled workers. It’s doing that …


PM Modi Invites US CEOs To Invest In India, Says GST A Game-Changer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (26 June) said India has now emerged as a business-friendly destination, more so with the upcoming …


Talking About Race at Work Might Not Be the Worst Idea After All - Bloomberg

Talking about race has long been taboo in the workplace. From a human-resources perspective, it feels like a legal liability, and no one at any level …

Philando Castile

The Differences Between Running a Small Company vs. a Big One

Does size matter when it comes to the CEO role? Yes, but it's all relative.<p>Is it easier to run a small company than a big one? What skills are needed at different stages of a company? Can a big company CEO succeed at a smaller organization and vice versa? Here are some answers from five CEOs (plus …


Manager-employee salary gap continues to widen

The gap between the salaries of managers and other staff members continues to grow, according to the Swiss employees’ association, …

European News

Modi To Discuss Job Creation With CEOs Of Walmart, Apple And Caterpillar

Job creation in India will be akey agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets top American CEOs of global giants like Walmart, Apple and …


Blockchain Raised $40M in New Funding, CEO Says

Peter Smith, chief executive officer and co-founder at Blockchain, discusses his latest round of fund raising, volatility in cryptocurrencies and how …


Snap Is Buying Mapping Startup Zenly for $200 Million - Bloomberg

Snap Inc. acquired Zenly, a French startup that makes a social map so people can see where their friends are hanging out, for $200 million in cash …


Here’s How Much More American CEOs Make Than You Do

Chief executive officers for some of the biggest companies in the U.S. received yet another raise in 2016.<p>According to data from Equilar, which …

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These Are the Best CEOs in America, According to the People Who Work for Them - Bloomberg

It's not easy to please everyone, but these chief executives seem to have found the magic formula.<p>The chief executive officers of the Clorox Co., …


While psychopath CEOs destroy shareholder value, nice ones create it

Some enterprising manager ought to look into a Long Nice CEOs/Short Jerks hedge fund.<p>A new UK study find that companies with leaders who show “psychopathic characteristics” destroy shareholder value, tending to have poor future returns on equity.<p>This, coming just a year after a study finding better …


Boeing Beats Airbus in Air-Show Orders for First Time Since 2012 - Bloomberg

Boeing Co. secured twice as much in order value at the Paris Air Show as rival Airbus SE, marking the U.S. planemaker’s first victory in five years …


Celtra scoops $15m investment with backers including Unilever and WPP

Mobile advertising firm Celtra has today (June 21) announced a $15m funding round with WPP confirming its participation in taking a minority stake …


Here are the world’s most beloved CEOs

The approval ratings of chief executives at major companies around the world have been released today by a job recruitment website Glassdoor.<p>The site …

Approval Rating

Inside the C-Suite: the Most Likable CEOs in America

As employees, shareholders and consumers, we've invested a lot in our corporate leadership. But do we like them?<p>Thanks to the internet and the battalion of social media platforms it’s spurred, people now have unprecedented power to share information that holds businesses accountable.<p>Yelp has made …

Marissa Mayer

Bigger-than-life CEOs are kings no longer

The United States carries less weight than it once did in international affairs. Now, the country's formerly fawned-over multi-national companies and …

Jeff Immelt

Trump Aims For 'Transformation' Of Government Technology

President Trump met Monday with leaders from the top U.S. technology companies, including Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft.

Satya Nadella

FalconStor appoints Todd Oseth as President & CEO

FalconStor Software (NASDAQ:FALC) appointed Todd Oseth as President and Chief Executive Officer effective July 1.<p>The company also announced that Gary …


Tech CEOs, Trump talk modernizing government

The White House on Monday urged technology CEOs to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government. Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos were among those attending an afternoon of working groups on technology issues. (June 19) AP

Jeff Bezos

Rising power bills force Qld families to switch to candles, cold water: welfare expert

Power bills are such a struggle for some Queenslanders, they are using candles to light up their homes.


Tech stocks reverse declines as CEOs meet with Trump (AMZN, AAPL, GOOGL, TSLA, MSFT, ADBE)

AP<p>Tech stocks have stopped the bleeding as their CEOs went to meet with President Trump on Monday.<p>After a two-week decline in share prices, tech stocks were rallying in early trading Monday.<p>Apple, Adobe, Alphabet, Amazon, Microsoft, and Oracle executives are visiting the White House on Monday, and …


Precision BioSciences Welcomes Fayaz Khazi, Ph.D. as President of PlantSciences – Company Announcement

DURHAM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2017-- Precision BioSciences has appointedFayaz Khazi, Ph.D., to serve as the President of Precision …


Amazon reaches for your fridge

by Spencer Soper, Emily Biuso and Nick Turner<p>For, the blockbuster $USUS13.7 ($18 billion) billion deal to buy Whole Foods Market is a …

Wal-Mart Stores

High Risk And High Reward In Fossil

Extreme pessimism and oversold condition. Loss of over $8B in Market Cap. $300M in Cash on the balance sheet.<p>Attractive to private equity. Hated …


7 Personality Traits Every CEO Should Have

When people hear the title of CEO, those three letters that command respect, they tend to imagine a relentless titan on a quest for entrepreneurial greatness. What comes to mind is the fiery temperament of a visionary like Steve Jobs, or the competitive drive of a leader like Travis Kalanick. But …


CEOs Say Trump Is Failing

CNN: “A stunning 50% of the CEOs, business execs, government officials and academics surveyed at the annual Yale CEO Summit give Trump an ‘F’ for his …

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