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Obama Tells CEOs to Quit Complaining and Show Greater Social Responsibility

President Barack Obama said corporate America has done well under his economic policies, telling the Economist magazine that chief executive officers should stop complaining...

Recent McDonald’s Ruling Could Upend U.S. Franchising System

McDonald’s was the immediate target of a stunning pro-labor ruling last week by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). However, the decision—in which the NLRB determined that McDonald’s could be held equally liable as its franchisees in labor disputes—has massive consequences for all franchise-based companies.

White House Nudges Large Firms to Speed Up Payments to Small Vendors

Small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) are getting some help on an critical issue from a pivotal source: the White House. President Obama is coming to the aid of the legions of small business owners who have become frustrated over the last several years by the increasing tendency of large and even blue-chip corporations to slow down payments to their suppliers.

War and Other Crises: How Companies Can Build a Culture of Safety and Prevention

With Malaysian Air Flight 17 being shot down over the Ukraine and rockets being launched in the direction of Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport, airlines are rethinking their safety policies. Should companies be doing the same?

CEOs With Wider Faces Are More Successful, Research Shows

Leadership Journal study finds that male CEOs with wider faces are better negotiators and are more successful in their lives.

Darden Stock Goes Up as Investors Pleased With Otis’ Resignation

Shares of Darden stock have increased since Monday, July 28, when Chairman and CEO Clarence Otis announced he would be stepping down. A financial response to such an announcement is common among investors.
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CEO Optimism For 2021 Plateaus In October Amid Contentious Election And Covid Uncertainty

Chief Executive’s October polling of nearly 500 CEOs finds CEOs cautious on the eve of the Presidential election.