When the directors of a company are graduates of the same school as the executive, their ability to hold the executive accountable for his or her decisions becomes compromised.
While toxic CEOs may leave organizations, their style of leadership and the damage they leave behind have a long shelf life.
Research and surveys show that many Canadian employees want to continue to work from home, at least sometimes, following the pandemic. But what do CEOs think?
Bad behaviour and toxic culture at a company can be corrected if the organization's board of directors states clearly the values they are looking for in a CEO.
COVID-19 has prompted many companies to lay off employees, but
most companies don't have a policy governing layoffs. Here's why that's a mistake.
A scholar of how leaders communicate offers five key traits CEOs should use when communicating with their workers about coronavirus.
More women on corporate boards means more opportunities for women, and better performances by businesses.
The World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos put environmental risks at the top of its agenda, while the world's CEOs see overregulation as their biggest threat.
The publicity given to the Moyo saga has brought to the forefront some important lessons that should be noted by company directors.
Hispanic Americans make up just 4.3% of executive positions. They are 17% of the labor force, the largest of any racial minority group.
The attitudes and behaviour of employees are impacted much more strongly by the actions of their bosses than by their words. And the CEO is the most visible and powerful role model of all.
Adam Neumann both controlled and managed the co-working company he founded in 2011. A finance scholar explains why that can be a serious problem in venture capital-backed startups.
Women in the workplace face discrimination at every level, including in upper management.
What and who businesses exist to serve is an age-old debate – but it's nearly always been driven by the bottom line.
Paying a chief executive $24 million because he has exceptional abilities is a con we've perpetrated on ourselves.
Women occupy just 5% of the top jobs at companies in the S&P 500. Research shows the problem to be even worse.
The paper "Me Too: Does Workplace Sexual Harassment Hurt Firm Value?" shows that firms with high levels of sexual harassment decline in value.
A group of America's most powerful CEOs said companies should no longer merely focus on maximizing shareholder wealth. A business professor explains why it's not a big deal.
InterContinental Hotels Group plans to switch miniature toiletries for bulk products, but it isn't likely to do as much for the environment as activists might think.
What they say about big issues may be a clue to the working environment they run.