Governance

What Lessons Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Learned From the Financial Crisis

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein weighs in on the company’s role in the financial crisis, how to improve corporate governance, and dealing with the firm’s reputation in a decidedly anti-business environment in this Q&A with Jeffrey Cunningham.

Extreme Fighting on Uber’s Board

Uber and investor Goldman Sachs have made a proposal to the board that would reduce Kalanick’s voting power, while expanding the power of new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in preparation for an initial public offering sometime in the next two years.

With Smith Out, What Must Equifax’s Board Do Next?

For Equifax to turn things around and get back on solid footing with consumers and investors alike, the board will be forced to act in a way that governing bodies usually do not.

Picking the Good Fight: Leadership in the Boardroom and C-Suite

Leadership in the boardroom and the C-suite increasingly requires a balance of wisdom and mettle. This is particularly true in the age of activist...

Beware of these 5 Deadly Corporate Sins

These perfectly legal business practices will come back to haunt you—and your company’s reputation.

Principles as Important as Products? Corporate Governance is a Growing Reputation Factor

Thousands of British consumers consider corporate governance and citizenship to be more important measures of reputation than leadership, innovation and financial performance.

CEO-Chairmen now in the Minority as Split Role Model Gains Ascendancy

Large companies that combine the CEO and chairman roles now count in the minority, marking a new milestone in American corporate governance history that's been more than a decade in the making.

Red Tape and Share Buy-Backs in Carl Icahn’s Sights

If there's seemingly one thing that Carl Icahn can't stand it's a youthful government employee who knows little about industry telling the experts what to do.

Change at Chipotle Mexican Grill Puts Dual-CEO Model Under Fire

If 2016 has been the year of the CEO-turned politician, it certainly hasn't been the year of the dual-CEO.

10 Questions for Boards—and Shareholders—As Inauguration Day Approaches

The election of Donald J. Trump as the next president means that CEOs and their boards are facing a new reality they didn’t necessarily expect. Uncertainty hovers over the corporate landscape regarding a number of issues—economic growth, tax policy, the Supreme Court and immigration, for starters—as the new administration’s policy and staffing choices begin to take shape.
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