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Case Study in Chaos: How Management Experts Grade a Trump White House

“No good business makes decisions that are based on falsehoods. My sense is that Trump takes no one’s counsel but his own. That’s bad management, period.” Story length: 1,348 words … Continue reading

February 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

When A Company Is Failing, Female CEOs Get Blamed More Frequently Than Men

It’s not your imagination or a just a hunch: Female chief executives are treated differently by the media than their male counterparts, a new analysis of press coverage of CEOs … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Starbucks CEO’s Statement About The Election Will Make You Cry

Just hours after election results were in, naming Donald Trump the 45th president of the United States, Starbucks CEO and chairman Howard Schultz sent a powerful email to the coffee … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

A major airline says there’s something it values more than its customers, and there’s a good reason why

The airline puts employee happiness above customer satisfaction.  The approach might seem unconventional — but it makes perfect sense and seems to be working just fine for the Dallas-based airline … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Women of Color Hit a ‘Concrete Ceiling’ in Business

Many women of color who have made it to the executive suite describe the process as breaking through not a glass ceiling, but a concrete one.  Research suggests that women … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Companies Are Different When More Women Are in Power

Companies run differently when more women hold power. Female executives often serve as role models for other women in the company. They push for better diversity practices and help men … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ivanka Trump fights to save the brand

Ivanka was appearing at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference, an annual gathering of some of the most accomplished women in corporate America. She had spoken at the conference before, … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Houston’s coach pecks away at football’s macho culture, one kiss at a time

When the University of Houston’s football players arrive for a game, they know what to expect as a prelude to the coming hours of brutality as they file into the stadium: … Continue reading

October 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Wells Fargo CEO to forfeit $45 million in pay over fake-accounts scandal

Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive John Stumpf will forfeit compensation worth about $45 million as the bank tries to appease angry lawmakers and regain the trust of customers amid the still-unfolding scandal over fake accounts… Steven … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

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