Posts tagged “corporate governance”


September 11, 2012


It has taken many long hours of hard work, but the official launch of boardprospects.com is finally here.  What started as an idea a few years ago to improve boardroom recruitment is now a reality.  BoardProspects is a boardroom recruitment

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September 6, 2012


It has been a wild ride for Groupon the past few years. The daily deals website launched in 2008 and experienced nothing short of meteoric growth. Its revenue between 2008 and 2010 grew at an astounding rate of 8,611% a

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To say that the past several weeks have been a challenge for Knight Capital (NYSE: KCG) would be an understatement. It started with a software glitch on August 1 that left the brokerage firm with a $440 million loss. Many,

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Last week, Bank of America announced the election of four new members to its board of directors. The announcement represents a significant infusion of new boardroom talent into the nation’s second largest bank.  However, the question remains whether the move is

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college essay writing service p>One of the major stories from the corporate world so far this year has been the trading blunder at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. that resulted in a loss of several billion dollars for one of

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best antivirus software for pc p>Public company corporate governance practices have been the center of attention in the corporate sphere for nearly a decade, however one practice that has only garnered serious attention as of late, is having one individual

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essay writing service p>This week, Best Buy Founder and former Chairman, Richard Schulze, made an unsolicited offer to buy the electronics retailer and take it private. With all the makings of a made for TV movie, the intriguing dynamics at

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When I was practicing law, our firm offered our non-profit clients a corporate governance audit program.  The program provided a fascinating opportunity to examine the governance dynamics of various non-profit organizations.  The elements of the program included:  (1) a review

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In any setting, arrogance is dangerous.  As a society, we appreciate confidence as a characteristic of leadership.  However, that appreciation wanes when confidence crosses over the line to arrogance – marked by a sense of immunity from error or folly. 

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I don’t know Marissa Mayer, the recently appointed CEO of Yahoo, but by all accounts she is an extremely talented executive who has proven herself at the highest levels of what has been a largely male-dominated industry – the consumer

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