The one thing that is unequal about all the talk of income inequality is that most of it comes from politicians and the elite media.
The U.S. economy seems to be indicating it is back on a growth track. But many CEOs and business owners remain worried that the U.S. economy once again could ease off as the year goes on and are being cautious in their decision making.
Until the 1980s, corporate CEOs were paid 30 times the amount the average worker received, but today, according to some conservative estimates, they make about 330 times that.
Compensation packages for chief executive officers in the U.S. have careened out of control. However, the stage is set for what could be a major correction in CEO salary as the American public and shareholders alike find more and more reasons to question the status quo. More information is the key.
Erin Meyer, author of The Culture Map and “Navigating the Cultural Minefield” (HBR May 2014), has identified eight dimensions that together capture most of the differences within and among cultures — a much more nuanced approach than focusing on just one or two elements, as people usually do.
A landmark report released by ExxonMobil Corp. in March 2014 indicated that activist shareholders had struck a nerve in the debate over carbon asset liabilities. It’s no longer just environmental activists who are challenging energy companies on their future production plans. Environmentally focused investment houses are flexing their significant muscle on an unprecedented scale, and refocusing part of the climate change debate on financial risk.
Angry about the ousting of their CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, thousands of workers rally to pressure management for his reinstatement or to let him buy the grocery chain.
General Motors is conducting research into how wearable information technology could help productivity in its sprawling car factories.
The cellular handset and consumer electronics after-market service provider is expecting to generate 1,200 jobs in the suburb north of Dallas.
The New York Times Interviews Sharon Sloane, CEO of Will Interactive about early lessons, leadership style and unique insights.