Digital technology steers economic growth in the United States now as never before. Every company must become a “tech company” to some degree, as the digitization of each industry proceeds apace.
Massachusetts has been trying to tell everyone something. For eight of the last nine years, it has finished No. 1 in the Beacon Hill Institute’s State Competitiveness Index despite being ranked only No. 25 in the Tax Foundation’s 2016 State Business Tax Climate Index and an abysmal No. 46 in Chief Executive’s Best & Worst States for Business.
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Open spaces, tall mountains, lush green acres and fresh air seem to be the perfect combination for a quality living environment.
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CEOs have likely already conferred with their leadership teams about how they will deliver sales- and marketing-fueled growth for 2016. Yet while no successful leader submerges him or herself in the nuts and bolts, you must have a dashboard, even an informal one, for guiding your team, asking the right questions and keeping your eye on the high-level feedback.
If your company’s failure to attract and retain top talent is keeping you up at night, you’re not alone: This is a leading concern among corporate CEOs, presidents and chairs.
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Moves by Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) in his quest for the Republican party nomination may well have helped to force his hand in withdrawing from the Presidential race. However, there are lessons CEOs can learn from his mistakes, especially the ones that occurred toward the tail end of the campaign. Here is a look at four of Cruz’s key mistakes and the takeaways for top executives.
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Mothers are a bigger and more important component of business leadership every day. As their numbers and roles grow, so does the influence on American companies of what they’ve learned by being mothers.
Competition for the most skilled workers will step up a notch when Berghoff comes to town.
U.S. households showed widespread income gains in 2013 and 2014 – the two most recent years tracked by Census researchers – reversing the downward-mobility trend that characterized the previous decade, according to Robert Shapiro, a former Clinton Administration Commerce Department under secretary, who analyzed the data.
While 3D printing technology can bring tremendous benefits to manufacturers, it also comes with a myriad of legal risks. From the sharing of CAD files to potential liabilities for products manufactured by third party printers, there are many legal issues that have yet to be resolved in the courts.
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Cisco's former CEO and current executive chairman John Chambers recently said at a drone convention recently that CEOs need to lead the charge in drone innovation.
Supply chain management has emerged as a crucial component of operations management.
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Silicon Valley’s Skeleton in the Closet A thorn to Silicon Valley, where more than 200 women in positions of power (top executives, founders ...
The impact of the UK’s exit from the European Union following a positive June 23 referendum result has long been questioned. But now, the focus is also on what a “Brexit” will do to trans-Atlantic trade.
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