Boards

Why Xerox Agreed To Move On From CEO Jeff Jacobson

With Jeff Jacobson's stepping down, the Xerox activist investor saga is coming to an end. What can it teach us about the challenge of conflicted leadership?

Xerox: It Didn’t Have To End This Way

Xerox, the company that gave us the ethernet, the mouse, the graphical user interface, and the PC has succumbed as much to technology disruption as to corporate rot.

Reporting Practices Of Highly-Effective JV CEOs

JV CEOs must deal with a set of issues tied to having multiple owners that are unlikely to be perfectly aligned on financial or strategic interests, corporate cultures, or end games.

Sonnenfeld: Qualcomm’s Board Could Regret Parting Ways With Former CEO Jacobs

The company's board could regret parting ways former Qualcomm CEO and chairman Paul Jacobs, who was not re-nominated for his board seat.

GE Board Shake-Up Shows Flannery’s Calling The Shots

General Electric announced its slate of director candidates for its 2018 annual meeting of shareholders, including three new faces and board slimmed down from 18 to 12 members.

Dealing With Difficult Directors

Director seats are precious, and CEOs and lead directors must be able to move quickly to weed out problems to make room for what they most need.

Sonnenfeld: Athenahealth Won’t Be The Last Stop For Immelt

Former General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt was unanimously appointed chairman of online health tech platform Athenahealth this week, but don’t expect this to be his final landing spot.

Building A Relationship With The Board Is Critical For New CEOs

To develop successful relationships, a new CEO needs to jump right in when it comes to establishing a leadership role with the board.

What BlackRock’s Stance On Social Responsibility Means For CEOs

Companies that are looking to receive support from investment giant BlackRock are going to have to put a priority on social responsibility, board diversity and long-term strategy moving forward.

New Domino’s CEO Allison Will Face Challenges in Post-Doyle Era

The incoming CEO of Domino’s has big shoes to fill and some examples of foundering peers to remind him that leadership in the quick-serve-food industry isn’t for the faint of heart.
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After Plunging In December, CEO Outlook For 2019 Ticks Up In January

After plunging to a two-year low in December, CEO confidence in future business conditions ticked up 2.5% in January to 6.6 out of 10, from 6.4 out of 10 in December.
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