Makes decisive decisions and implements business strategies despite uncertainty. Leads through change, acting without perfect information, adjusting as needed to changing conditions.
Sharing the Lead: Examining the Causes and Consequences of Lead Independent Director Appointment
The power balance between the CEO and the board largely determines how and whether a lead independent director is appointed as well as what effect the appointment has on firm performance and the likelihood of CEO/chair separation.
China Center Reference Paper: The New China Ideology -- Trump's Team
The people the new president surrounds himself with will shape the future of US-China business relations. Who are they and what do we know about their thinking?
Conference Board Economics Watch Emerging Markets View
Rising uncertainties cast a heavy cloud over growth in emerging markets in 2017.
Conference Board Economics Watch® Emerging Markets View
Emerging economies are likely to have another challenging year in 2016.
China Center Quick Note: Back to Basics -- The CCP at 95
Since assuming command of the Communist Party of China (CCP) in late 2012, Xi Jinping has overseen one of the most fundamental transformations of the party in at least three decades. Already, this shift has effectively changed, and will continue to change, the government relations requirements for MNCs in China.
StraightTalk® Global Economic Outlook 2016: Will Greater Uncertainty Lead to Business Investment Paralysis?
Will greater uncertainty lead to business investment paralysis? In this issue of StraightTalk, Chief Economist Bart van Ark looks at the business implications of economic uncertainty and weakening of US corporate profits.
China CEO Council Session Report - Getting through to 2022
A simplified summary of selected premises and insights from the June 2, 2016, China CEO Council meeting in Beijing. Some 30 MNC country heads and deputies attended the session, which was hosted by Microsoft. This report summarizes and supplements the PowerPoint workshop decks used for the session.
Brexit Effect: Unpacking the Impact of Uncertainty on the Economy
Low confidence, high uncertainty, and postponed investment decisions are some of the short-term impacts we can expect from the United Kingdom’s stunning decision to leave the European Union.
Job Satisfaction: 2016 Edition: Tightening Labor Market Means More Opportunity, More Satisfaction
Nearly half of US workers (49.6 percent), the highest percentage since 2005, are satisfied with their jobs. The tightening labor market may be partly responsible for this uptick in sentiment.
25 Truths about Corporate Communications
Stakeholders and the public expect companies to play fair and contribute to society. It falls to corporate communications to explain the company’s societal relevance and the value it contributes—beyond financial metrics.