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Wanted: Real CEOs

Private equity firms are no longer just content with financial reengineering-they want operating savvy.

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Boards: Still Not Off the Hook

The collective sigh of relief from Walt Disney directors was audible from Tinseltown to Teaneck. Ruling on a shareholder suit that had dragged on for years, Delaware Chancellor William Chandler on August 9 determined that the Disney board did not neglect its duties when it awarded departing President Michael Ovitz a severance package worth $140 million in 1996. Ovitz had ...

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Route to the Top

With the demands of the job intensifying, its a tough slog to the top-and even harder to stay there.

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Is the Recovery Real?

The economy may be able to keep growing, but CEOs have big worries-and they aren't convinced that jobs will rebound.

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