Governance

Whole Foods, REI, and Aflac CEOs Respond: What’s the Single Most Important Thing For Company Culture?

What makes one company a vibrant, exciting, inclusive place to build a career and another a staid, repressive, and exclusionary work environment that …

The Workplace

Why Every CEO Needs to be the Chief Recruiter Too

CEOs should take a leading role in the recruitment of top talent.<p>What is your job as CEO when it comes to recruiting? The conventional view of the CEO's role is to lead the company with vision and strategy to deliver the brand promise and results to stakeholders. For the small to medium-sized …

Chief Marketing Officers

Who Is The Wall Street Bull's New Opponent And What Does She Have To Say About Board Refreshment?

Fearless Girl, sculptor Kristen Visbal’s new piece, was installed on International Women’s Day by State Street Global Advisors, along with the fund manager’s promise to urge Russell 3000 companies to diversify their boards with more female directors.<p>State Street and other asset managers like …

Wall Street

Why Uber’s Board Is Standing By Its CEO

Spoiler: The board is tilted in CEO Travis Kalanick’s favor.<p>Whether to keep Travis Kalanick as CEO of Uber, amid an ever-expanding controversy, isn’t up to his fellow board members. It’s up to Travis Kalanick.<p>During a call with reporters on Tuesday, Arianna Huffington, the media entrepreneur who …

Uber

Changing IT Leadership: Part 5 — Partnering with Vendors and Suppliers

Document at a Glance<p>Doc # US42366617<p>IDC Perspective<p>Printed Page Length: 12 pages<br>Number of Tables: 1<br>Number of Figures: 12<p>Price $ 4,500.00<p>Abstract<p>This …

Business Planning

Former Stanchart banker joins CIT manager as CEO

FORMER Standard Chartered banker Adrian Chui has been appointed the chief executive officer and executive director of Cambridge Industrial Trust …

Unilever Update: Circumstances Support A CEO Ouster

Unilever will likely file a challenge to a South African price fixing charge.<p>At stake is a massive fine that would be another blow to Unilever.<p>It's …

Business

Shareholder Proxies Could Be the New Regulators

Are you an investor who usually junks the voluminous corporate proxy statements that arrive each spring, declining to take part in director elections and other governance matters because you think your vote won’t count?<p>If so, you are not alone. With millions of shares outstanding at large …

21st Century

Samsung damps investor hopes of structural changes

S Korean group unlikely to alter governance while de facto leader JY Lee faces charges

Samsung

Why These 9 CEOs Belong on the World’s Greatest Leaders List

Gabriel Olsen—FilmMagic/Getty Images<p>Jeff Bezos<p><i>Founder and CEO, Amazon</i><b><br>Rank on 2017 list:</b> No. 5<p>Simon Dawson—Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>Paul Polman<p><i>CEO,</i> …

List-Worthy

Governance and accountability: What role for media?

Politics is made of people. We need to be able to question our leaders so that we can hold them to account. How can media play a role in helping …

Media Industry

Disney Extends CEO Bob Iger's Contract to 2019

The exec has now re-upped his contract until July 2, 2019 amid concerns among industry observers that there is no heir apparent within the company's …

Bob Iger

New Chicago Community Trust CEO will face shifting philanthropic environment

For the first time in 13 years the venerable Chicago Community Trust will start looking for a new leader. Longtime CEO Terry Mazany recently announced plans to step down.<p>Mazany leaves the nonprofit in strong financial shape and with an impressive record of local philanthropic fundraising and …

Chicago

So You Just Raised Venture Capital, Time To Contribute To The ACLU?

<i>This piece was co-authored by Joel Nied, Partner at The Transactional Group, and Andrew Weinreich.</i><p>If you’re the CEO of a startup, whether you’re frightened or excited by Donald Trump, how, if at all, should use your position to express your political views?<p>For the two authors of this piece — a …

CEOs

Three senior BBC execs miss out on new board as Paralympian appointed

No place for James Purnell, James Harding and Charlotte Moore, with Tanni Grey-Thompson made a non-executive director<p>Three senior BBC figures each tipped to replace Tony Hall as director general have missed out on places on its new board, as the former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson was named …

UN Global Compact Launches Online Tool To Drive Women's Empowerment

, Women@Forbes<p>There are many benefits to empowering women from an economic, societal, and workplace perspective. From a financial frame of reference alone, it is estimated that empowering women across the global economies could improve the global GDP with 23 trillion US dollars in 2025. This …

UN Women

PAP Women's Wing, BoardAgender call for mandatory diversity target setting

Singapore<p>THE People's Action Party (PAP) Women's Wing and BoardAgender want diversity target setting and monitoring to be mandatory components of the …

Shareholders want clearer CEO pay reports

The Australian Shareholders' Association wants companies to disclose how its CEO's pay compares to that of an average Australian as part of a push …

Business (Australia)

Internal Audit Losing Prestige, Survey Finds

In the eyes of CFOs and many other senior executives and board members, the internal audit function is fast losing prestige, a new study suggests.<p>The …

CFOs

Board Evaluations and Boardroom Dynamics

The New York Stock Exchange requires that the board of each publicly traded corporation “conduct a self-evaluation at least annually to determine …

Columbia University

Supply Chain Talent Study - 2017 - Summary Charts

• Report Details: The research for this report was conducted via an online survey from February 20 - March 20, 2017. Surveys were conducted among all those working in or studying the supply chain industry -- including business, academia, and students (n=386).<p>• Objective: To understand the …

4 Big Bank CEOs Ranked By 2016 Compensation

The highest paid big bank CEO last year earned $28 million.<p>It's that time of year when publicly traded companies file their proxy reports, which …

Investing

CMOs Are Positioning For CEO Job

by , Staff Writer @mp_research,<p>In 2017, the effects of technology disruption will be felt in full force across the marketing organization, says a new …

Marketing

Adobe CEO Focused on Microsoft Partnership and A.I.

Shantanu Narayen, Adobe Systems chairman and chief executive officer, discusses the company's business strategy and partnership with Microsoft. He …

Microsoft

Creating a Leadership Development Playlist

<b>Talent Matters</b> Talent Matters is a blog series exploring how nonprofit leaders have achieved real-world results through an emphasis on talent.<p>Carly …

Leadership

Brexit-Era CEOs' Anxiety Rises as Shareholders Scrutinize Pay - Bloomberg

Bosses of Britain’s public companies rarely look forward to facing off with their shareholders, but the run-up to this year’s annual general meeting …

FTSE 100

Impact Measurement: Finding Your Way Through The Maze

Impact Measurement: Finding Your Way Through The Maze<p><i>This is the second in a</i> series <i>of articles about impact measurement for social entrepreneurs.</i><p>Social entrepreneurs who are serious about having impact or about attracting capital from sophisticated impact investors face an intimidating array of …

Impact Investing

Wiley Announces Appointment of David C. Dobson to Its Board of Directors

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>John Wiley & Sons, Inc., (JW-A) (JW-B) today announced the appointment of David C. Dobson, Chief Executive Officer at …

Bosses' incomes are 386 times higher than living wage

<b>Bosses of the UK's 100 biggest firms earn 386 times more than workers on the National Living Wage, a survey found.</b><p>The Equality Trust charity compared the £5.3m average pay of a FTSE 100 chief executive with the £13,660 earned by someone on the living wage.<p>The findings come as the government …

Employment Law

p>LONDON: Consumers in the UK now regard corporate governance and citizenship as more important to a brand's reputation than innovation, leadership or performance, a new report has found.

LONDON: Consumers in the UK now regard corporate governance and citizenship as more important to a brand's reputation than innovation, leadership or …

Reputation