Time management is essential for an Executive. As Peter Drucker puts it, “Nothing else, perhaps, distinguishes effective executives as much as their tender loving care of time.” Our goal is to go beyond selective case studies and collect systematic evidence on how corporate leaders organize their working time, how this is determined by the constraints faced by the firm and how it affects the performance of their firms. Our dataset will also help individual leaders to benchmark their time management against that of their peers, nationally and globally. Ultimately, the Time Use Survey is a simple tool that allows top corporate leaders to align their use of time with their growth strategies.
New research uses survey data from over 1,000 CEOs across six countries and the financial performance of their companies to answer questions about CEO effectiveness. The evidence suggests that hands-on managerial CEOs are, on average, less effective [...]
Markerplace's Sally Herships interviewed Professor Andrea Prat from Columbia University, who is one of the principal investigator of STICERD's Executive Time Use Project. In the article from November 10th, Prat points out that CEOs spend [...]
What's the difference between a family firm and a regular business? According to one new study, an empty corner office. Professors at Harvard Business School, the London School of Economics and Columbia University's business school [...]
Two years ago, the World Management Survey on organizational leadership reported that firms led by family CEOs (managers related to the family owning the business) are often managed badly, particularly those where a first-born son [...]