50 posts categorised "CEO Survey"

03/22/2017

Is your talent brand fit for the future?

Author: Agnès Hussherr, Global Human Capital Leader These days, news headlines about the workplace of the future are dominated by advancements in technology, automation and robotics. There’s no doubt that it’s an exciting time of transformation, opportunity and change for all of us in Human Resources. Interestingly, at the same...

03/16/2017

Turning confidence into performance: The private company findings from the 20th CEO Survey

Author: Stephanie Hyde, Global Entrepreneurial and Private Business Leader It’s the 20th time PwC has run its annual survey of the world’s leading CEOs, and as usual, there are some important and thought-provoking results. Taking a deep dive into the private company CEO views emerging from the Survey highlights a...

03/13/2017

Inside the mind of the investor: how CEOs can improve engagement

Author: Richard Sexton, Vice Chairman, Global Assurance at PwC I’m pleased to announce that this year’s Global Investor Survey has now been released. Following the success of last year’s survey, we again set out to gauge sentiment among investment professionals and compare it with the views of chief executive officers...

03/10/2017

Globalisation and business – the challenge of reclaiming trust in society

Author: Colm Kelly, Global Tax and Legal Services leader Well managed market economies have served as the basis for social progress - but what do increasing concerns about trust tell ​us ​about the future of business in society? The opening of new markets, the availability of diversified sources of products...

02/27/2017

Consumers lead the way on digital trust in Central and Eastern Europe – will companies follow?

Author: Olga Grygier-Siddons, Chief Executive, PwC Central & Eastern Europe Businesses in Central and Eastern Europe have been given an enormous credit of digital trust by local consumers. The challenge now is to safeguard it. A recent PwC survey found that about 70% of internet users in Poland are willing...

02/22/2017

Confident or concerned? Inside the mind of today’s industry CEO

Author: Robert Swaak, Vice Chairman, Clients and Markets In my experience, there’s one important question that continually preys on the minds of CEOs, regardless of their organisation or sector: Are things about to get better or worse? It is always hard to predict the future since a single event in...

02/17/2017

The end of trust? Balancing privacy with profits in the digital world

Author: Julie Fitzgerald, Global Priority Services & Critical Markets leader (based in Switzerland) Over the past 20 years, technology has penetrated our business and personal lives at a speed and on a scale that few would have predicted. Yet while technology creates enormous opportunities, it also exposes us to significant...

02/13/2017

Closing the gap between rich and poor

Authors: Rollie Quinn, Government and Public Services Global Leader and Nick C Jones, Global Director of PwC's Public Sector Research Centre Globalisation and technology have brought many gains over the last twenty years. People, goods and services, capital and information all flow more easily and quickly across the world. Being...

01/30/2017

Man and machine: What will the future hold?

Author: Carol Stubbings, Global Leader of PwC's People and Organisation practice It takes bravery nowadays to predict the future. Indeed, if the events of 2016 have taught us anything, it's that unlikely outcomes can easily become a reality. This year marks the 20th year of our CEO Survey‎ and it's...

01/23/2017

Growing wealth disparity: the failure of imagination?

Author: Blair Sheppard, Global Leader, Strategy and Leadership Development. We are confronting a fundamental issue in the world today: how to handle the growing disparity in wealth and erosion of the middle class throughout the world. This was highlighted in Oxfam’s recent report and is recognised by the CEOs surveyed...