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  • CEOs Prize Growth: Other Priorities Vary

    Executives have multiple priorities, and they rank some higher than others. CEOs tend to balance talent, efficiency and innovation as their main strategies to drive business growth.

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    Chief executives have to juggle multiple priorities, but according to a recent study, they tend to rank some higher than others.

    Top of the list? Business growth followed by talent management and cost optimization, according to the Conference Board Inc., a

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    nonprofit  research organizations.

    Of the 10 priorities that CEOs were invited to rank, business growth far outpaced all other challenges in the No. 1 spot.

    After growth, however, CEOs from different industries tended to show stark differences in priorities. Among financial-services CEOs, government regulation ranked as the second-biggest challenge, while across industries overall, regulation ranked fifth.

    Meanwhile, innovation ranked third among CEOs in manufacturing and nonfinancial- services firms, while financial- services CEOs tended to rank that challenge near the bottom.

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