EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt called for the establishment of a red team to help settle the public debate over carbon emissions and climate change once and for all. As I explain this week at Forbes, that is something both sides should not only welcome, but aggressively support if they really have the courage of their convictions.
This week at Forbes, I explain the rational behind Ford Motor Co.’s decision to fire CEO Mark Fields and talk about the lessons for other companies in this high-profile shakeup.
President Donald Trump may have backed away from his campaign pledge to scrap NAFTA, but the sweeping review of America’s trade agreements he ordered earlier this month is creating fresh anxiety most companies whose business or supply chain extends beyond this nation’s borders. Meanwhile, the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the ongoing investigations into Russian meddling and the looming shakeup of White House staff are creating more uncertainty in the macroeconomy. This week at Forbes, I explain how all of this why businesses need red teaming — and need it now.