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January 20, 2016 Actually, Things Are Getting BetterSource: Politico
Our national discussion of public affairs gets the line from an old Johnny Mercer song exactly backward: Rather than “accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative,” it greatly exaggerates bad news, and relentlessly ignores...
The Guardian - Nearly 3,000 mainly western men will gather at the World Economic Forum event to discuss the transformative power of technology. Addressing the worrying internet gender gap seems unlikely > 1862
January 18, 2016 US Corporate Governance: Have We Crossed the Rubicon?Source: Lexology
The general themes on the corporate governance front — shareholder activism, governance activism, scrutiny of board composition, concerns regarding board oversight of risk management, director-shareholder engagement — remain...
January 15, 2016 New report offers framework for business ethics effortsSource: BizJournal
I make two assumptions about the readers of this column: first, they care about their own ethical behavior; second, they care about the ethical climate of the company or organization they work for or lead.
January 12, 2016 Can Chipotle Stop Its Food Safety Crisis from Boiling Over?Source: Knowledge @ Walton
Denver, Colorado-based Mexican fast-casual restaurant chain Chipotle has always set a food safety bar higher than industry standards. Its goal of serving food with fresh and raw ingredients that are locally sourced adds...
January 11, 2016 General Mills: A Calm Dividend Growth Port In A Violent Market StormSource: Seeking Alpha
The recent violent market overall market sell off is an event that should humble most investors. Such a sell off can wipe out years of an investor's gains or cause an investor to incur even greater losses. The swiftness of such a...
The Northern Miner - Reliance on foreign filed regulatory reports In addition, in light of recent developments abroad, as well as the developments with the U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI), resource...
January 5, 2016 2016 Outlook: Can Berkshire Snap Its Losing Streak?Source: Seeking Alpha
Over the past year, the calls are starting up again. Buffett is stuck in the last century, and his investors are missing out on the latest and greatest new developments in the tech and biotech arenas, among others. That's what...
January 4, 2016 The Top 10 Strategic CIO Issues For 2016Source: Forbes
The toughest job in corporate America, says Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, is the CIO’s. While I agree with Hurd’s assessment, I also believe that business-minded, forward-looking CIOs have an incredible opportunity to play leading roles...
January 4, 2016 Three Resolutions Every Leader Should Make For The New YearSource: Forbes
The new year is finally upon us, and that means it’s time to talk about resolutions. I’ve always been a fan of setting goals at the beginning of each year because it provides a wonderful opportunity to reflect and focus on...
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