• On Assignment: Europe & Asia Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009 | 10:53 AM ET

    I am currently reporting on the ground from the Asia region, after spending last week in Europe. I am also hosting the CNBC Asia Business Leadership Awards show this Thursday, which will be broadcast live around the world.

  • When You And Your Company Face a 'Crisis of Character' Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | 11:49 AM ET

    Universal scrutiny has brought the need for a fundamental change in corporate culture. I define that change as the necessity of bringing the whole person into the management enterprise, not just the part of the person educated in business, writes the author.

  • Few Female Executives at California Firms: Study Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | 6:24 AM ET

    The corporate glass ceiling remains firmly in place at companies based in California, according to a study released Wednesday.

  • Economy Will Grow at 'Muted Rates': Blackstone CEO Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 6:13 PM ET

    High credit default rates and consumer debt will cause the US economy to recover at a slower pace than it did after previous economic downturns, said Steve Schwarzman, CEO of private equity firm The Blackstone Group.

  • 'Consistent Improvement' in AmEx Write-Off Rates: CEO Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | 10:06 AM ET

    American Express has seen a consistent improvement in write-off rates and 30-day past due, Kenneth Chenault, American Express chairman and Ceo, told CNBC Tuesday.

  • "Profits Aren't Everything, They're the Only Thing" by George Cloutier

    Of the 23 million small businesses in this country, 60-70% are family-owned.  That’s where most of their problems start—with the rest of the family, writes author George Cloutier who has some tough love for family business owners.

  • Your Jobless Recovery Game Plan Monday, 16 Nov 2009 | 11:26 AM ET
    Help Wanted

    It is abundantly clear that we are at the beginning of an economic recovery, with many positive signs from U.S. companies and from abroad. While the recession may have ended – officially – this is likely to be a jobless recovery.

  • When Execs Go On The Attack Friday, 13 Nov 2009 | 10:35 AM ET

    The client worked for a Fortune 100 company, determined to change the leadership style of the top thousand executives. My job, as part of that change, was to facilitate a series of leadership workshops. The client expected the worst. These execs would resist everything - the change, the workshop, me.

  • Disney's CFO-Theme Park Chairman Executive Swap Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 2:44 PM ET

    Tom Staggs, the company's long-time Chief Financial Officer, will become Chairman of the Parks and Resorts division. The chairman of the Parks and Resorts division, Jay Rasulo will take his role of Chief Financial Officer.

  • Obama Most Powerful Person in World: Forbes Thursday, 12 Nov 2009 | 6:28 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    U.S. President Barack Obama ranked at the top of the list of the world's most powerful people, according to Forbes.

  • Clowning Around At Work Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | 4:37 PM ET
    Young Employees

    For those of you in HR charged with hiring from a workforce of Americans whose parents never told them they were stupid for some boneheaded move—they just made "poor choices"—you can appreciate new survey results from CareerBuilder. The job Web site asked nearly 3,000 hiring managers for the most unusual requests they've received from employees.  

  • AIG CEO: I Remain 'Totally Committed' to Firm Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | 2:50 PM ET
    AIG Headquarters

    In a memo to the company's employees, AIG CEO Robert Benmosche said Wednesday that he and the board remain "totally committed" to leading AIG.

  • Could Going Solo Ruin Your Career? Wednesday, 11 Nov 2009 | 11:03 AM ET

    How many of us, faced with a major challenge, begin with the assumption we should go it alone, ask Rodd Wagner and Gale Muller, Co-Authors of the new book, "Power of 2."

  • UBS Faces Roadblock in Poaching More BofA Talent Tuesday, 10 Nov 2009 | 4:44 PM ET

    Robert McCann, UBS Wealth Management Americas CEO, successfully brought four former Bank of America-Merrill Lynch senior managers with him to UBS, but it will be difficult for him to poach any more talent from his former firm, sources close to the matter told CNBC.

  • Mickey Mouse

    Brook Barnes front page article in NY Times, “After Mickey’s Makeover, Look for a Little Less Mr. Nice Guy” is a dead ringer not only for a Mickey Mouse makeover, but for the majority of people in their business and personal lives.

  • Former Merrill CEO Thain to Speak at Hedge Fund Meeting Wednesday, 4 Nov 2009 | 2:37 PM ET

    Nearly a year after leaving Bank of America under a cloud of controversy involving massive losses, executive bonuses, and lavish office decorating, former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain is set to emerge from his self-imposed seclusion Thursday at a hedge fund event in Greenwich, Conn.

  • Tired of Making Bad Decisions? 'Think Twice' Thursday, 29 Oct 2009 | 12:45 PM ET
    Guest Author Blog

    Stocks for the long run no longer holds. Coming off a difficult decade for the returns of the S&P 500, pundits have cooled their outlook for future returns. This is consistent with the inside view, but is this thinking the makings of a bad decision?

  • Business Air Travel Stabilizing: Continental CEO Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | 3:14 PM ET

    Business air traffic is starting to stabilize, said Larry Kellner, CEO of Continental.

  • Viceroy: Bean Counters - Vision Or Value? Wednesday, 21 Oct 2009 | 9:58 AM ET

    Anthony Viceroy, President of Global Operations, Porter Novelli writes, "Upon peering into its crystal ball late last year, the Economist dubbed 2009 "The Year of the CFO" — which sounds like a pretty exciting prospect for a guy like me. But in its article, the magazine went on to posit, “Recession, credit crunch and the increasingly complex nature of global companies will all play directly into the bean counter’s hands......that’s harsh"

  • BofA's Lewis Will Take No Salary or Bonuses in 2009 Thursday, 15 Oct 2009 | 6:00 PM ET

    Embattled Bank of America CEO Ken Lewis agreed to give up his $1.5 million salary and other compensation for 2009. Lewis will repay the bank the more than $1 million that's been paid to him so far this year.

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