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508 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
business
"Twitter chief Dick Costolo is leaving his post in two weeks, and co-founder and chairman Jack Dorsey will be taking the reins as interim CEO. Its not the companys first leadership shakeup, but unlike previous ones, its a response to sluggish performa..."
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224 words • advanced • 4 years, 6 months ago
"Wharton Professor Nikolai Roussanov and Temple Professor Pavel Savor have written a new paper titled “Status, Marriage and Managers’ Attitudes to Risk.” They examined the question: Do unmarried CEOs take more risk in their business decisions than mar..."
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539 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"President and CEO Discovery Communications David Zaslav, one of the nation’s highest paid CEOs last year, speaks in January. He received $156.1 million in compensation in 2014. ALBERTO E. RODRIGUEZ/GETTY IMAGES   The average U.S. worker has seen wa..."
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429 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
hr, business
"Directors are not very high on the mentoring skills of the CEOs in their charge. Nor are they all that keen on how CEOs deal with them. Yet oddly, directors do not appear to believe this is a problem. New research , a joint effort by the Center for ..."

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409 words • advanced • 4 years, 5 months ago
"It’s no secret that executive compensation has risen much faster in recent decades than wages, particularly in the years since the Great Recession. But a new report from the Economic Policy Institute points to another trend: CEO pay is rising even re..."
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133 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
sales
"Jason M. Lemkin In general, its a terrible idea.  At least past $1m-$2m in ARR or so. Co-founders are great.  Two-in-a-box even can be good. But: Who do I report to? Who do the investors invest in? What if one co-CEO is clearly better than the othe..."
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1389 words • advanced • 3 years, 6 months ago
"When it comes to social media, todays CEOs have made a remarkable transition over the past five years. A recent analysis by my firm, Weber Shandwick, found that 80% of the chief executive officers of the worlds largest 50 companies are engaged online..."
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458 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Memo to Twitters board: stop dragging your feet on finding a new CEO. Thats the message from SunTrust analyst Robert Peck, who says the Internet company needs to fill the vacant CEO office quickly if it hopes to win back investors favor and avoid mor..."
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769 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Steven Moore A CEOs reputation is a key part of a companys success. Few would disagree with that. But how about specifics? Weber Shandwick conducted new research with KRC Research, The CEO Reputation Premium: Gaining Advantage in the Engagement Era,..."
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1408 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"Scott Barbour / Getty ImagesThat CEOs are overpaid is something, as Leonard Cohen would say, "everybody knows"; including the directors and shareholders who ultimately decide their pay. Yet firms are unwilling to do anything about it, because to do s..."
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868 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Author: Dennis Nally, Chairman, PwC International Ltd. It is always exciting to join a number of my PwC colleagues and engage with business leaders, politicians and academics from all over the world at the Annual Meeting of the  World Economic Foru..."
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383 words • advanced • 3 years, 7 months ago
"Many people have pointed to data suggesting that average CEO tenure has dropped in the past two decades. They argue that Boards of Directors are more likely to dismiss CEOs for poor performance than they were in the past. In this post, though, I wan..."
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456 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Glassdoor recently set out to find the average ratio of CEO pay to median worker pay at some of the biggest companies in the US. To do that,the teamfirst sifted through 2014 Fortune 500 SEC filings to find out how much theCEO at each company earns in..."

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463 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"“There are substantial rents embedded in executive pay, meaning that CEO pay gains are not simply the result of a competitive market for talent,” says the paper by Lawrence Mishel and Alyssa Davis of the Economic Policy Institute. CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GE..."
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191 words • intermediate • 2 years, 6 months ago
business
"click to enlarge Pixabay The AFL-CIO is out with its annual Executive PayWatch, saying salaries and benefits for Idaho CEOs continues to soar above Gem State workers. According to the survey, the average Idaho CEO made more than $4 million in 2016—..."
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217 words • intermediate • 4 years ago
"One bright spot in the Business Roundtable’s CEO Economic Outlook: Executives boosted their forecast for hiring. Getty Images Chief executives of major companies dimmed their view of the economy, pointing to tax policies and regulations they say wi..."
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366 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Picture With all the startups that have popped up in recent years, CEOs have becomeascommon a sight in Silicon Valley as the Teslas cruising alongevery street. But while CEOs are a dime a dozen, a good CEO is a rare..."
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331 words • advanced • 4 years, 1 month ago
"It’s tough being a CEO. You have to constantly meet your sales goals while coming up with new ideas. You have to motivate your employees and keep expanding the business, too. Things only get harder if you’re in tech, where everything changes so quick..."
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360 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Who should be held accountable for Amazon’s corporate citizenship? Harvard Business Review gave CEO Jeff Bezos poor marks on that front. But according to research from Chicago Booth’s John Barrios, Marco Fasan of Ca’ Foscari University of Venic..."

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968 words • advanced • 4 years, 6 months ago
"Average CEO pay in the United States' biggest companies has been increasing at a moderate rate over the past few years, rising to $11.4 million in 2013, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. Their pay rose 5.5% over 2012, while wages and sal..."
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