Most mega fast food chains are being pulled in two directions these days — trying to satisfy those consumers who want quality ingredients and healthier options, while also pushing bottom-dollar value menu items to diners whose primary goal is to eat something fast and cheap. It would seem like one of these would have to win out in the long run, and according to the co-CEO of Chipotle, the cheap and easy route will soon be a thing of the past.
As CEO, John Chambers has helped Cisco grow from $70 million in revenue to upward of $47 billion. He’s a talented leader who’s used to delivering exceptional results.
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Hours after reaching an agreement to buy the company, the restored chief of New England's Market Basket supermarket chain celebrated with workers in a rally at headquarters Thursday, saying he loved them and appreciated their efforts in helping him regain control.
From Main Street, USA to the Halls of Congress, ordinary citizens are up in arms over the patent trolls who send form letters to hundreds or even thousands of random small businesses, claiming with little or no evidence that they are ‘infringing’ on the troll’s patents. Here's what to do if you get one of these letters.
Obamacare may or may not be waning as a campaign issue for the November mid-term elections, but there’s no doubt it’s looming larger than ever as a business issue for CEOs and company owners.
It’s clear that the zeitgeist has turned against outsized CEO compensation. But corporate boards of directors, and even rank-and-file shareholders, aren’t necessarily falling into the opposite camp these days when hot-button issues such as golden parachutes or exorbitant pay for business chiefs reach them for a vote. This is a perhaps-unexpected reality that some CEOs might be able to take to the bank.
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Great leaders of innovation see their role not as take-charge direction setters, but primarily as creators of a context in which others are willing and able to make innovation happen.
CEOs aren’t the most despised public figures in America today—this dubious honor seems to belong to the press and members of Congress—but their reputation has taken a hit in recent times.
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Formerly president of a high-tech firm, Alex Lintner talks about how he brushed up on the insurance industry and built relationships with customers.
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The CEO of a startup dedicated to fixing meetings shares the takeaways of hundreds of hours of research into what's wrong with the average office get-together.
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It’s tough to find an effective leader in the workplace. Only 40% of leaders rated their organization’s leadership as high, according to a global survey of 13,124 leaders and 1,528 human resource professionals by talent management consultancy DDI and the Conference Board.
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Nancy Koehn's new case on the rebirth of Starbucks under Howard Schultz "distills 20 years of my thinking about the most important lessons of strategy, leadership, and managing in turbulence."
The former co-executive director of Code for America and Google intern will take on a new challenge come Sept. 2, when he officially begins his role as the city’s first chief data officer.
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Part of Apple’s financial success stems from the fact that it manufactures a relatively small slate of products that sell on a massive scale. Cook has deviated somewhat from this strategy by introducing variants.