Gartner asked leading CEOs what their priorities are for 2017. [shutterstock: 522481756, garagestock]
An unsettled global political environment has not shifted CEOs' focus on profits and growth in 2017. Growth is the No. 1 business priority for 58 per cent of CEOs, according to a recent survey of 388 CEOs by Gartner, Inc. This is up from 42 per cent in 2016.