Cosmetics and OTC technology firm Greyson International (Coconut Grove, Fla.) announced the appointment of Chaudhury Mukesh Prasad as interim chairman and CEO in the wake of the sudden death of CEO Harvey Tauman.
After months of dissension over the Red Lobster sale, Darden Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis Steps Down
Shares of Darden stock have increased since Monday, July 28, when Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis announced he would be stepping down. A financial response to such an announcement is common among investors.
Four CEOs give their perspective on why they chose the state their business is in.
How CEOs are solving the shortage of young, skilled workers threatening manufacturing gains.
Smart manufacturing can heal the pain points bruising many midsize manufacturing plants. “The trick is to start small by evaluating your current plant to determine where there are problems meeting performance objectives,” explains Don Busiek, general manager of manufacturing software at GE Intelligent Platforms.
Companies wield a lot of power; particularly in their local communities. They have the means to financially influence people without spending a lot of money and can influence others to do the same.
Many of America’s biggest companies are struggling through some of the most difficult times in their histories—Campbell Soup, General Motors, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, McDonald’s, Procter & Gamble, RadioShack, Target, Wal-Mart and Whole Foods among them. But the most woebegone of all might be Sears.
CEOs: Your marketing department could be chasing after the wrong advertising objective—one of ad efficiency, which tracks the proverbial set of “eyeballs” rather than the sale.
It’s truly astonishing that many of our most accomplished military veterans will return home to face one more battle: That of successfully transitioning into the civilian workforce. According to the Labor Department, the current unemployment rate for veterans is 6 percent, and 650,000 are jobless.
Albert Einstein famously said, “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” Making mistakes in the process of innovating is necessary to gain new knowledge. But the mentality of “mistakes are necessary” should not extend to knowledge we already have about good management practices.
Find your next career move here. These companies are looking for experienced CEOs.
Find your next career move. These companies are looking for new CEO leadership.
In struggling organizations, problems can arise and reinforce one another in a kind of tragic spiral. Among staff and management: silence, denial, blame, contempt, avoidance, turf protection, passivity and powerlessness often emerge and feed on each other.
The social and cultural drumbeat for higher minimum wages is picking up volume, but CEOs and business owners may want to listen to their own drummers on this issue.
Mid-market firms must have policies in place to ensure they are neither promoting nor bearing the brunt of governmental favoritism.
There’s a wealth of information available for new CEOs seeking leadership advice. Here are a few points I think are perfect for first-timers.
In an age when Microsoft can pile up tens of billions in cash in a little more than two decades, one might well argue that firms should live fast and—having served their purpose—die young. But more and more theorists now argue that companies with staying power tend to be market-success stories, as well.
Keeping a family business going from generation to generation can be tricky, especially when you don't know whether the next generation will want to take over or not.
Given the feverish pace of global business, the time to gauge a company’s performance and act upon this information has compressed.