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  • 2015 outlook: The executive view Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 11:50 AM ET
    2015 outlook: The executive view

    Sentiment amongst top business executives is improving, with 51 percent forecasting business conditions will be better this coming year, according to a report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Simon Baptiste, regional director at the EIU, discusses further.

  • Businesses should focus on people, not just profits Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 5:15 AM ET
    Businesses should focus on people, not just profits

    Steve Almond, global chairman at Deloitte, says that business leaders need to be as focused "on people and purpose, as they are on products and profits," as millennials change the way they look for employment.

  • Yahoo! Finance's company of the year is... Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 10:15 AM ET
    Yahoo! Finance's company of the year is...

    Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, reveals Under Armour is Yahoo! Finance's company of the year for 2014.

  • Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story' Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    Medium-sized businesses are a 'success story'

    A new Deloitte report states that the top 1000 medium-sized business contribute more than 9 percent to U.K.'s economy. Chris Gentle, head of Insight at Deloitte UK discusses the report, saying two thirds of these companies are outside of London and the South East.

  • Power of corporate diversity: Krawcheck Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:20 PM ET
    Power of corporate diversity: Krawcheck

    Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevate Network chair; along with CNBC's Kelly Evans and Julia Boorstin, discuss how making corporate boards more diverse could lead to better returns for shareholders.

  • Pattern of horrific behavior at Uber: Journalist Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 11:26 AM ET
    Pattern of horrific behavior at Uber: Journalist

    Sarah Lacy, Pando Daily editor, discusses being targeted by Uber executive Emil Michael for being critical of the company.

  • Corporate America needs to get some gay pride Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Rainbow flag at Pride Parade

    The tides are turning in popular consensus. It’s time for Corporate America to get some gay pride, says author Steve Siebold.

  • Microsoft CEO's global strategy Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 11:17 AM ET
    Microsoft CEO's global strategy

    CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about where he sees strength in the global economy and how it impacts their international strategy.

  • Market Basket back to work Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 3:20 PM ET
    Market Basket back to work

    Facilities and operations manager at Market Basket Steve Paulenka, and Tom Trainor, Market Basket district grocery supervisor, discuss the resolution of the dispute between cousins Arthur T. and Arthur S. Demoulas which initially cost both men their jobs.

  • Ignite Social's employee guarantee Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 3:16 PM ET
    Ignite Social's employee guarantee

    Ignite Social CEO Jim Tobin, was forced to layoff half his workforce after losing a big client. Not only is he helping his staff find new jobs, but he is guaranteeing their performance.

  • Why Georgia is CNBC's top state for business Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 3:37 PM ET
    Why Georgia is CNBC's top state for business

    Georgia was named CNBC's "America's Top State for Business." Gov. Nathan Deal, (R-Ga.), discusses doing business in the Peach State and explains how government created the environment for the private sector to create jobs.

  • Time to tweak the terrorism-insurance act? Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 2:21 PM ET
    Capitol building Washington

    Congress is once again considering the renewal of an act that requires insurers to offer terrorism insurance. The question is – does it need some tweaks?

  • What?! Language confusion can cost Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    What?! Language errors can cost

    We need to understand the difference between U.K. and U.S. English, as mistakes may prove costly, says Allyson Stewart-Allen, CEO of International Marketing Partnership.

  • GlaxoSmithKline faces UK serious fraud probe Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 2:34 PM ET

    GlaxoSmithKline says Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a formal criminal investigation into its commercial practices.

  • Glaxo accused of dodging millions in Chinese taxes Monday, 19 May 2014 | 9:37 AM ET
    An employee of British drug firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) enters their office headquarters in Shanghai.

    Chinese police have charged several former GlaxoSmithKline employees as the British drug maker is accused of evading million in Chinese taxes.

  • Poaching wars in Silicon Valley Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 7:51 AM ET
    Poaching wars in Silicon Valley

    Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, discusses the $9 billion class-action suit filed over poaching pacts made by tech giants. We should be operating in as free a market as possible, says Hesseldahl.

  • 10 tips for delivering bad news Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    From layoffs to budget cuts, bad news is a nearly daily occurrence but delivering it is one of the hardest things for leaders. Here are 10 tips.

  • Four tips for managing catastrophic risk Friday, 14 Feb 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Risk

    Companies can't just react to catastrophes like extreme weather or the financial crisis—they need to be proactive. Here are four tips.

  • Let's have dinner—but don't bring your wife, please Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Gah! For all the gender equality progress we’ve made, it turns out that a woman having a business dinner with a man still raises a few eyebrows.

  • Banks consider booting traders from chat rooms Monday, 11 Nov 2013 | 2:32 PM ET

    Amid Libor probes big banks are considering banning traders from online chat rooms seen by regulators as venues for collusion and market manipulation.