Leadership

Ideas and opinions on governance, M&A, marketing and communication, philanthropy and citizenship, risk management, and sustainability. For much more, check out The Conference Board’s Corporate Leadership practice area.


Of Ill Repute

Why do leaders who seem to be responsible for their organization's failures emerge unscathed? Yale law professor Jon Macey explores what’s happened to reputation—personal and corporate—and what that means for business.

Of Ill Repute

You Don’t Have to Start the Parade

Leadership lessons from a longtime top executive.

Parade

Up in the Air

No company can maintain success forever—but some get closer to it than others. Here’s how to glide higher, faster, and farther than your competition.

Up in the Air

The Business Case for Nature

Why, for many companies, adopting sustainable practices is essential to guarantee future survival—both corporate and human.

Business Case for Nature

The Next 90 Days

Some companies are looking beyond the short-term tyranny of the quarterly earnings report.

Let Your People Go

Just Say No

In some countries, bribery is not only endemic—it’s how business gets done. Can Western businesspeople really just say no?

Just Say No

Navigating Politics

Not every political choice was resolved last Nov. 6. What kind of political-spending strategy should your company develop going forward? 2016 is not too far off.

Navigating Politics

Collapse

How does a Jim Collins-certified “great” company find itself in bankruptcy just a few years later? Former Circuit City CEO and chairman Alan Wurtzel set out to figure out what went wrong.

Disconnect

There’s a big gap between the organization that a CEO runs and the organization for which people actually work.

Disconnect

Do Your Customers Trust You?

It’s no longer enough to not rip off your customers, say Don Peppers and Martha Rogers—you have to start looking out for their interests.

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