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Chalk up another winning quarter for Twitter, which continues to “innovate” by diluting shareholders’ stakes — that is, all shareholders other than the executives who run the company.
July 29, 2015 BP is making the best of a bad situationSource: Reuters
BP is making the best of a bad situation. There is clear progress on bringing down costs and capital expenditure. But with the oil price at nearly a six-month low of $53 a barrel for Brent crude, it’s only going to get harder for...
Engineering News - Let us get something îclear: profitî is good. In fact, profit as a motive is essential. Profit or loss is the final indicator of whether the people concerned are running a good operation. Imagine...
July 22, 2015 The Dodd-Frank Act at 5: Examining progress and pushbackSource: Devex Impact
Since officially being inked into U.S. law on July 21, 2010, as the most sweeping set of financial reforms since the Great Depression, the landmark bill’s efforts to promote good governance in developing countries have indeed...
Source: The Guardian
The Toshiba accounting scandal comes just six weeks after the introduction of a corporate governance code in Japan that was meant to pave the way to a more open dialogue between companies and shareholders.
July 22, 2015 Ethics across the generationsSource: Management Issues
We hear a lot about different generations in the workplace - Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials. But what does business ethics mean to them, and how do you engage them with ethical issues in the workplace?...
July 21, 2015 We need a business renaissance to address climate changeSource: GreenBiz
The quickening reality of climate change is re-writing the rules of prosperity. And with new rules come new challenges. Climate change is, at once, both the greatest challenge and the greatest opportunity of our time. For those...
Source: Law 360
The chief legal officer is a vital player in a corporate compliance program. There is no question about this issue. However, lawyers can get a little defensive and insecure (no, really?) when they are not the center of attention,...
Source: American Spectator
Once upon a time critics of corporate America complained that executive salaries were too high, and too often disconnected from the performance of the firm. Senior managers are making millions while the company loses...
July 1, 2015 Build your office on a foundation of ethicsSource: Business Report
Ethical conduct in the workplace is of the utmost importance, and infusing a culture of moral sensitivity throughout an organisation is not just in line with the survival of society, it is also key to the survival of business,...
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