Category: Articles for CEOs

Decoding leadership: What really matters

Telling CEOs these days that leadership drives performance is a bit like saying that oxygen is necessary to breathe. Over 90% of CEOs are already planning to increase investment in leadership development because they see it as the single most important human-capital issue their organisations face. And they’re right to do so: earlier McKinsey research has consistently shown that good leadership is a critical part of organisational health, which is an important driver of shareholder returns.

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The New CEO’s Guide to Transformation

How do you turn ambition into sustainable results?

New CEOs and senior executives often take over with a mandate for change and a short window of opportunity. To create lasting results — and fundamentally improve the company’s performance — leaders often need to launch a transformation programme. A structured four-step process can help flip the odds in their favour.

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CEO takes 90% pay cut to make employees happy

Dan Price, CEO of Seattle-based payment processing company Gravity Payments, has taken the decision to introduce a new minimum wage of $70,000 (£47,000) for his employees, while reducing his own salary by 90 per cent.…

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Risk and the Unmarried CEO

A new Wharton paper, “Status, Marriage and Managers’ Attitudes to Risk” examines the role that marital status plays in the investment decisions of CEOs.

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