May 10, 2021

Wall Street Journal Forum: CEOs and Social Issues

Bill George joins the Wall Street Journal’s Executive Member Breakout session to discuss the role of CEOs today and the importance of transparency and authenticity.

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CEOs today are not just responsible for managing companies — they are public figures as well. And according to the New CEO series at Harvard Business School, this is the area CEOs are most uncertain about today. Stakeholders and customers want to know what companies stand for, and they want to hear it directly from the CEOs, not the public relations department.

Note: the conversation with Bill begins around the 5 minute mark.