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Private equity firms escape credit crunch heat

With the sub prime mortgage loans crisis threatening to cripple some of the biggest companies in the world, can the [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi November 13 2007

Is Six Sigma a hard-sell now?

From Jack Welch of GE to Larry Bossidy of Allied Signal, from Motorola’s Robert Galvin to Mikel Harry of Six [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi November 13 2007

What’s so scary about disclosures?

The new SEC rules on executive pay disclosures, are forcing companies to be more forthcoming on their disclosure statements; but [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi November 21 2007

CEOs Positive Despite Fears of Recession

Despite a variety of headwinds dominating the US economic scenario, American business leaders assume and foresee generally positive conditions over [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi December 21 2007

Private Equity Groups Gain Upper Hand in Attracting Talent

Tony James, the COO and President of Blackstone Group had expressed fears saying private equity world is suffering a brain [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi January 4 2008

Automakers Foresee Profitable Growth After Near Term Bloodbath

KPMG survey says auto executives world over are increasingly confident about future prospects

Fayazuddin A Shirazi January 27 2008

Measuring Innovation

“You cannot manage what you don’t measure,” says a popular axiom in business. If you need to track the economy, [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi February 5 2008

Why Lax Access Governance Leads to Trouble

If Societe Generale, had effective access management controls, the bank wouldn’t have had a severe beating in the form of [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi February 13 2008

Trustworthiness via Transparency

How can a company claim to be sufficiently trustworthy? Probably Richard Edelman, President and CEO of Edelman, the global independent [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi March 5 2008

Companies Vary on Pay Disclosures

The SEC’s diktat on disclosing performance goals for executive compensation seems to be falling flat on managements, as more and [...]

Fayazuddin A Shirazi March 17 2008

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