CEOs UNDER PRESSURE - Towards Better Capitalism - WEF
People don’t believe in capitalism anymore. Society demands CEOs not only pay attention to shareholders’ concerns but see beyond and include societal concerns into their agenda as well.
Today’s Leaders versus Tomorrow’s Leaders
Next to their annual Global CEO Survey PwC ran a parallel survey with over 200 leaders from AIESEC, a leading international student organisation. The respondents were all under the age of 30, and came from over 100 countries. They looked at the two groups side by side, exploring where young (future) leaders are aligned with the CEOs of today, and where they differ.
How to lead in complicated times?
Today’s CEOs face a business environment that is becoming increasingly complicated to read and adapt to.
Why CEOs and Leaders fail?
CEOs as well as leaders are vulnerable to 11 derailers written by David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo in their book called ‘Why CEOs fail?. Derailers are deeply embedded personality traits that affect their leadership style and actions. These traits are hardwired into you, therefore, it is difficult to step back and realize what is at time when strength has become a leadership derailer. When you reach senior leadership levels, however, even small distortions can have an impact on your career and the decisions you make.