Getting along well with your peers counts for a lot when you vie for the same plum promotion. Your management career may benefit even if you lose the race. Yet it can be hard to cooperate and compete at the same time.
The most popular board appointment for activists is the compensation committee, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of agreements between activist investors and big companies from 2015 to 2017.
Business leaders increasingly are struggling to shift into a new mind-set after they are promoted from specialized roles to general-manager positions. At least six top-tier business schools have added executive-education programs to guide them...
Famed bank executive met with scores of titans, heads of state, monarchs and celebrities over 50 years, taking private notes on some 200,000 cards. “This is a man with a large, long reach.’’
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To head off bad behavior at office holiday parties, companies are canceling open bars, abolishing hard liquor or forgoing dark nightclub settings for well-lit or family-friendly venues. Others are sending employees blunt reminders of the kind of...
More boards are pairing new members with seasoned mentors as they scramble to improve their oversight of management. Board buddies can help newcomers figure out the boardroom’s cultural norms, power brokers—and even the right place to sit.
An array of challenges—from increasing impatience on Wall Street and in boardrooms to a corporate landscape rapidly transformed by new technologies and rival upstarts—has made the top job tougher and more precarious than just a few years ago, top...