Home » Author Archives: michael useem

Author Archives: michael useem

The Lateral Leap

Whether it's farming out logistics or contracting for the development of IT applications, outsourcing is playing an integral role in today's corporate world order.But what does that mean for today's executives? A two-part study suggests a new blend of leadership skills is de rigueur.

Read More »

Corporate Alignment In An Era Of Shareholder Power

In recent years, shareholders have consolidated their clout and pressed for a greater say in corporate governance. In response to proxy fights, hostile takeover offers, and quiet negotiations, many firms have cut costs, tightened their focus on core units, and dumped executive perks.

Read More »