Honesty, transparency and integrity are key ingredients in any CEO’s reputation. Without them, he or she will surely fail.
The most talked-about IPO recently has been Danny Meyer’s Shake Shack (SHAK), opening at $21 a share before doubling. The offering has put one of New York’s most successful restaurateurs, until now best known for high-end brands such as Grammercy Tavern and Union Square Café, into the national spotlight at a time when well-known brands like McDonald’s seem uncertain.
Economic prospects in 2015 look bright for the U.S. compared with the rest of the world’s major economies. In addition, three African states will outpace GDP growth, according to economic projections.
A rising level of shareholder activism is driving changes in board oversight at corporations of all sizes around the country, according to governance experts.