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5 Worst CEOs Revisited

Over 2 years ago (5 May, 2012) I published “The 5 CEOs Who Should Be Fired.”  Not surprisingly, since then employment at all 5 of these companies has lagged economic growth, and in all but one case employment has shrunk.  Yet, 3 of these CEOs remain in their jobs – despite lackluster (and in some cases dismal) performance. And all 5 companies are facing significant struggles, if not imminent failure.

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Reinstated CEO’s Speech Perfect for Labor Day

Who knew that one of the best made-for-Labor Day speeches in American history would be delivered by a CEO? And who could have guessed that the summer’s major labor story would not be about a CEO saving the jobs of his workers but about the workers saving the job of their CEO?

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