Learn how Chief Executives should rethink strategies, put people at the center of business transformation and focus on creating long-term value for all stakeholders.
Our Global CEO Outlook Pulse — October 2023 survey of 1,200 CEOs focuses on how executives are continuing the journey into an AI-enabled future. It also provides insights on capital allocation, investment and transformation strategies, as the economy reverts to a model with higher interest rates and inflation, more geopolitical headwinds but fewer economic tailwinds.
Further reports in this series
Strategy in Action: A CEO video series by EY-Parthenon
CEO of Ouronyx on transforming people power into strategic advantage
“Strategy without people will never come to life.” Learn how CEO Ida Banek empowers employees.
CEO of Discovery Limited on balancing innovation with capital strength
“A business works with deep conviction, great people, and the right capital base.” Learn from CEO Adrian Gore on how to grow.
Co-CEO of Media Zoo on starting a new business
“We need a different image of what it means to be an entrepreneur.” Learn from Founder Rachel Pendered about redefining entrepreneurship.
CEO of DHL Express Europe on strategy and culture
“I'm like the conductor of an orchestra.” Learn how CEO Alberto Nobis approaches his role.
CEO of New Work SE on business transformation
“Every CEO role comes with challenges and with opportunities.” Learn what these were for CEO Petra von Strombeck.
CEO of McLaren Racing on leadership strategy
“A racing driver understands when to lead, when to follow.” Learn from CEO Zak Brown about similarities between CEO and a racing driver.
Beyond the pandemic, CEOs need to reshape their portfolios, reimagine their ecosystem and reinvent themselves for a better future. Designing and delivering a strategy to optimize value for all stakeholders has never been more challenging. Executives must take bold actions to enhance their growth opportunities and reframe their futures.
Our latest insights on strategy
Watch our EY-Parthenon video series on how CEOs can develop a strategy that is both ambitious and actionable
With market-leaders increasingly recognizing the true value of their stakeholders, the age of shareholder primacy seems to be drawing to a close. So what will this new wave of “stakeholder capitalism” look like in practice?
02 Aug 2021 | Andrea Guerzoni
Market disruption has accelerated transformation and forced CEOs to reimagine their business models. Business leaders that focus on putting people at the center of everything they do, deploying technology at speed and innovating at scale will do more than lead the market – they will reshape markets and become exponential value creators. These leaders take a future-back approach to optimize for today’s success and plan for tomorrow’s disruption.
Our latest insights on transformation
Pre-crisis, most organizations had been on a path to a future of work that was more agile, digital and people-centered, with an evolving skill need. COVID-19 has significantly accelerated that journey for all organizations on a scale they didn’t dream about 12 months ago. Companies are actively taking this opportunity to transform their organizations with customers and employees at the center of their efforts.
Our latest insights on workforce issues
Today, societies demand greater responsibility from the organizations they work for, buy from and invest in. CEOs that anchor their strategies to a meaningful purpose, with a focus on creating long-term, sustainable impact across stakeholders, are best positioned to benefit from, demonstrate and measure the value they create.