Brexit, EU, Union Jack, flags

5 April, 2019

Boardroom lessons from Brexit

'The common good is of paramount importance' Marie-Louise Clayton Leadership? Headless chickens? Or, herding cats? Brexit has produced “Bercowesque”, my newly coined adjectiv...
Stobart Group, Iain Ferguson

12 July, 2018

Stobart chairman wins pyrrhic AGM vote as board overhaul looms

A major boardroom overhaul looms at support services group Stobart, despite fending off attempts by investors to oust chairman Iain Ferguson (pictured). Its AGM saw Ferguson receive 51.2% of votes ...
Procter & Gamble

16 November, 2017

Activist investor set for Procter & Gamble board after dramatic vote recount

The battle for an activist investor to join the board of Procter & Gamble has taken a dramatic U-turn following a recount of votes. Nelson Peltz, CEO of investment firm Trian Partners, had seem...
Samsung, Malaysia

25 August, 2017

Samsung heir jailed as South Korea clamps down on corruption

A five-year jail term has been passed for Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong, 49—also known as Jay Y Lee—on a number of corruption charges. Lee was convicted of bribery, embezzlement, perjury, hiding as...
Telit Communications, Oozi Cats, Telit

14 August, 2017

Telit CEO Oozi Cats resigns over historic US fraud allegations

Oozi Cats, the CEO of global "Internet of Things" business Telit Communications, has resigned over allegations that he is wanted in the US for wire fraud. Cats resigned after an independent review ...
organisational politics

1 June, 2017

Organisational politics can be an asset to strategy execution

Dysfunctional politics can sink an organisation, but it can also be a force for good. This makes many executives frown, but the reality is that politics is normal—and too often a hidden barrier to e...
boardroom, chairman, chair

15 December, 2016

Beyond the boardroom

boardroom

7 December, 2016

The need to nurture business culture is here to stay

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