From Knowledge@Wharton: What does the title of CEO mean these days, when the leaders of JPMorgan and Barclays Bank, among others, deny knowl­edge of scan­dals going on seem­ingly right under their noses? The issue is even being debated on the Pres­i­den­tial campaign trail, with some ques­tioning Mitt Romney’s respon­si­bility for moves carried out at Bain Capital after he appar­ently no longer had a hand in day-to-day oper­a­tions as the firm’s chief exec­u­tive. CEOs are mired in a “crisis of trust and cred­i­bility,” according to one Wharton expert, and they have a lot of work to do in order to restore public and share­holder confi­dence. · Go to What’s in a title? Over­coming a ‘crisis’ of CEO cred­i­bility →