Governance

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.

SPONSORED CONTENT: How Do Stakeholders Make Investment Decisions? The IR Website’s Critical Role

With 75% of institutional investors and analysts using corporate websites on a weekly basis, it’s critical your company’s IR website engages stakeholders and effectively communicates your company’s roadmap for generating both profit and sustained growth.

The Secret to a Great Board: Vetting Your Candidates

While top corporate and institutional officials are experts at assessing issues and making fact-based decisions, considerations surrounding appointments of fellow senior leaders can present unique risks to the reputations of the decision-makers and their institutions.

A CEO’s Guide to Board Meeting Best Practices

Proper planning can help you make the most of time spent with the advisors, industry experts and investors who serve on your board.

Who Needs a CEO Anyway? This Luxury Goods Retailer Thinks it Doesn’t

Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods company behind brands including Cartier jewelery, Montblanc pens and IWC watches, has gone one better than scrapping its co-CEO model. It's decided to jettison the CEO role altogether.
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CEO Optimism Ticks Up In August, As More Businesses Predict A 2021 Recovery

A survey of nearly 500 U.S. CEOs shows an increasing number of companies planning for renewed growth in the months ahead—if the nation comes together to overcome the challenges of Covid.