A new book, Unscripted, tells the incredible story of Sumner Redstone, the other model for Succession’s Logan Roy – and the epic succession journey of his daughter, Shari, now chair of ViacomCBS.
Meta is among companies in recent years that have embraced becoming a ‘flatter’ organization – with fewer managers – to become more nimble and innovative.
To improve firm performance and promote fiscal economic growth, corporations should strengthen and implement an innovation strategy.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres says rules around corporate emissions reporting are “wide enough to drive a diesel truck through”.
Major companies are re-assessing their role in society.
The SEC’s proposal would require companies to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and other climate risks, but it’s not a done deal yet.
Some investors want publicly traded companies to disclose their full climate impact, including emissions from their supply chains and product use.
Research suggests that corporate leaders can be encouraged to lobby for climate action by personally experiencing the effects of climate change.
Surveys suggest people trust companies more than government and the media, showing they have an important role in helping end the pandemic.
A recent Labor Department memo urges agencies to avoid releasing press releases accusing companies of violating laws, to protect the companies’ reputations. People are denied the same protections.
Decades of diversity training has been a double-edged sword. It’s offered a chance for people of colour to advocate for more inclusive workplaces. But it’s done nothing to tackle structural racism.
When professional athletes refuse to play, they engage in activism that can’t be co-opted by team owners and corporate sponsors.
Just as women were unseen until recently, due to institutional sexism, as appropriate candidates for board positions, racialized Canadians are also dismissed due to institutional racism.
Whatever we’re told about shareholder primacy, their rights to control companies are actually very limited.
Big businesses often engage in social activism because they want to sway public policy outcomes. They’re not exclusively trying to appeal to liberal customers.
Millions of dollars are spent every election by corporations that want to influence state regulations and policies, and that’s likely to continue in the upcoming election.
Few of those in the K-pop industry have donated or even spoken out in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Social ties can help entrepreneurs acquire necessary information and insights about their plans to exit a company, as well as provide them with emotional support.
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.
Instead of going after large corporate networks, which often have multiple defenses, cybercriminals can now simply target people’s home networks.