Are CEOs Overhyped and Overpaid?

Harvard Business

My focus was on peer-reviewed journal articles (academic papers) that included reliable measures of CEO attributes (e.g., I came up with three major conclusions from this literature review: CEOs Do Matter a Lot. For instance, midlevel managers may primarily affect their teams, but C-suite leaders can be expected to influence the majority of the organization. How much do CEOs actually matter?

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Focus on Keeping Up with Your Customers, Not Your Competitors

Harvard Business

They’ve redesigned their core processes in the area of procurement (online shopping), talent acquisition (marketplaces), collaboration (social networking), market research (peer reviews), finance (mobile payments) and travel (room and ride sharing). Some of the tradeoffs that are most suited to digital transcendence are: Big and small: Combine the speed, agility and creativity of being small with the scope, scale and influence associated with being big.