Archive: December 12, 2010 - December 18, 2010
Enron. Global Crossing. WorldCom. Adelphia. Tyco International. These corporate cautionary tales point to the crucial importance of responsible corporate governance, something in shockingly short supply in recent years. In this book, Columbia Business School Professor William M. Klepper discusses why boards must show "tough love" to CEOs to keep them in line with corporate goals.
By getAbstract | December 15, 2010; 9:41 AM ET | Comments (0)
Contemporary executives have more to manage than leaders did at any time in the past. They're like plate spinners, juggling to keep all their firms' interests--customers, employees, investors, regulators, suppliers and the environment--from crashing to the ground. David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo and Stephen H. Rhinesmith bring years of leadership expertise--and the results of 20 interviews with senior executives about 21st-century management--to this examination of leading in a "complex, diverse and uncertain" world.
By getAbstract | December 15, 2010; 8:11 AM ET | Comments (0)