A New Kind of CEO for the Global Information Age

Friedman, H. H. and Lewis, Barbara Jo (2014). A New Kind of CEO for the Global Information Age. Business Quest, October, Online

17 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2014

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Hershey H. Friedman

City University of New York - Department of Business Management

Barbara Lewis

Brooklyn College Department of Business Management

Date Written: October 1, 2014

Abstract

Organizations that succeed in the Information Age/Age of Internet and Globalization will have to be innovative and adapt quickly to changing market conditions. Approaches that worked in the past no longer work when competition can come from anywhere in the world and any industry. This paper describes the kind of leadership firms need in order to transform themselves into innovative enterprises. A successful CEO will do everything possible to make sure that employees feel engaged.

Keywords: Leadership, CEO, Employee Engagement, Ethical Leadership, Innovation

JEL Classification: A22, A23, D81, G18, G21, I20, L20, L21, M14, M19, M31, Q20, Q38

Suggested Citation

Friedman, Hershey H. and Lewis, Barbara, A New Kind of CEO for the Global Information Age (October 1, 2014). Friedman, H. H. and Lewis, Barbara Jo (2014). A New Kind of CEO for the Global Information Age. Business Quest, October, Online. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2511927

Hershey H. Friedman (Contact Author)

City University of New York - Department of Business Management ( email )

Barbara Lewis

Brooklyn College Department of Business Management ( email )

2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
United States

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