Leading and Following by Example: Companies Taking a Public Stance on Social Issues

When it comes to public stands by corporations, issues in North Carolina and Indiana both drew significant attention over the past year. PayPal didn’t expand operations in North Carolina and Salesforce’s threat of reducing jobs in Indiana changed the tide of public policy. And for every success,...

Should CEOs Mix in Politics?

Is there a case for CEOs “mixing in politics”? You betcha. But like the many other tough decisions CEOs have to make, this commitment takes smarts, discretion, judgement and, often, courage. Key considerations: CEOs are the stewards of companies, their brands, and their people. They manifest the...


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