A new study reveals that narcissistic chief executives tend to announce more share repurchases, yet not follow this course of action through.
For now, corporate boards prefer to keep the status quo—and the long view—in the face of Covid-19 upheaval.
A recent study suggests it’s not individual directors but the competing coalitions they form that determine what boards will do.
Negative fallout from one organisation can seep into another via “chairman contagion”, according to a report on reputational risk.
When it comes to “walking the talk” of sustainability, the type of board directors you have and their attitudes—from scepticism to fervent belief—matters.
Comment: Negotiations to leave the EU have proved enormously complex and have exposed major fault lines in British politics. But the process has also been instructive about the challenges and principles of leadership. Our commentators discuss the lessons they take from events so far.
Iain Ferguson survives attempts to oust him from Stobart, but he isn’t part of the board’s plan to bring shareholders onside by overhauling personnel, governance and ownership.
Nelson Peltz, of shareowners Trian Partners, is set to take a role on the board of Procter & Gamble after a recount found him to have been voted on with the narrowest of margins.
Samsung heir jailed for bribery and corruption charges, in what is viewed as a major move by South Korean authorities to clamp down on corporate misbehaviour.
Telit Communications CEO Oozi Cats quits after an investigation links him to a US wire fraud indictment under a different name 25 years ago.