What Executives Value in Their CEOs

Few would disagree with that. But how about specifics? Weber Shandwick conducted new research with KRC Research, The CEO Reputation Premium: Gaining Advantage in the Engagement Era, among more than 1,750 executives in 19 markets worldwide. We sought out the perspectives of those closest to the CEO, those in the best position to judge.

What Are You Waiting For?

Imagine having a thought and immediately grabbing whatever is within reach to make that thought a reality. In 1991, Jimmy Ray, founder of Gogo in-flight communications services, sketched a vision for a future aircraft telephone system on a paper napkin.

How Do You Rank the World’s Best CEOs?

How do you measure a CEO’s impact? An HBR team recently addressed that question by ranking CEOs according to the increases their companies have seen in total shareholder return and market capitalization across their whole tenures.

Tackling Fat Cat Pay

If you had a spare $58m knocking around earlier this year, you could have bought balloon Dog (Orange), a piece of art by Jeff Koons. Or you could have acquired the services of Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP (the UK’s highest paid director in 2013).

Governance – Aspiring to Greatness

Boards that aspire to greatness establish a culture of integrity, built on a strong ethical foundation and are rigorous in their endeavour to add value. Great Boards Create a healthy robust decision-making culture; one that creates a sense of loyalty among various...