Despite past protest movements such as “occupy Wall St,” mass outrage has yet to be directed squarely at the business elite. But there are new indications that this might be about to change.
The fact that executives at top companies have been publicly vocal about a societal issue signals a seismic shift in the role business leaders are hoping to play over public policy. They are looking to be agents of change, a trend that suggests the emergence of a new model of CEO leadership.
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