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CEOs at Risk Over Electronically Stored Information

A new independent study, released last week and commissioned by Kroll Ontrack, a company that provides e-discovery solutions and software to help legal, corporate and government entities recover, search, analyze, produce and present data efficiently and cost-effectively found that many CEOs might be putting themselves at risk because their organizations lack policies on Electronically Stored Information or ESI, irrespective of ...

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It Pays to Have Fun at Work

Away from the serious every day news of the trials and tribulations, success and failures of CEOs are stories of some CEOs gone wild, those who knowingly indulged in fun of the dubious kind on their jobs at the cost of sense of honor. And then there are reports and surveys that say many CEOs like work and fun to ...

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Lowdown on Executive Perquisites

It was Thanksgiving last week. And at least one CEO chose to get into the holiday mood writing a fun blog, albeit on a sensitive subject: Executive perquisites. David Chun, CEO of Equilar, the Redwood Shores, California-based company that specializes in benchmarking executive and board pay and a NASDAQ strategic alliance partner decided to let his readers “get a kick ...

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Have Supplier Ethics, Will Buy!

“We will continually improve the import safety of imported products in a manner that expands global trade and protects the health and safety of every American,” said President George W. Bush in a statement released on Tuesday following the recommendation of a government-sponsored panel that has called for penalizing companies selling products that are dangerous to consumers. The panel also ...

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The Blogtracker

Companies and their CEOs are encountering job seekers who are looking for best corporate citizenship. A blog by Bob Langert, vice president for CSR at McDonald's tracks the trend  

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The Blogtracker

Former Chrysler chief Lee Iacocca, who wrote "Where have all the leaders gone?" in April, seems to have found one, finally. Chiefexecutive.net explores his blog

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Who Says the U.S. Educational System is not up to Par?

The General Electric Company’s philanthropic arm GE Foundation, last week, committed $22 million to the Atlanta Public Schools. “District’s largest private grant ever will revamp math and science learning in grades k-12,” said a news release on the company’s web site. The report also quoted Atlanta Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall saying that the grant will help deliver the ...

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The Blogtracker

Pitney Bowes Executive Chairman Mike Critelli has a strategy on reducing carbon emissions from vehicles through his blog Open Mike. Chiefexecutive.net felt it deserves the attention of readers

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