These posts detail my attempts to track down the first illustrations of the acronym “CEO” and make historical sense of the evidence.
The First CEO
A Second Note on The First CEO: the CEO As Agent of Historical Change
A Third Note on The First CEO
A Fourth Note on the First CEO: The Postwar Provenance
A Fifth Note on the First CEO: The Postwar Fad
The First CEO: A Political Revolution?
Are the Seventies Finally Over?
A Quibble Over Robert Reich’s “CEO” Statesman
Posner is Right About Why Friedman Is Wrong, But…
The First CEO: A 1966 Illustration
The CEO Story, From Profitability Crisis to Polycrisis