Empowered shareholders have helped drive board members from their seats and CEOs from their perch in a string of companies. In response, board members are upping their efforts to please.
A panel of top CFOs at the MIT Sloan CFO Summit on Thursday scoffed at formal annual performance reviews and numbers-heavy strategic projections, instead urging companies to adopt an environment based on constant communication and above all, flexibility
Experts on Big Data shared their thoughts on how to implement the technology, how to use big data, and what kind of privacy concerns it raises. But first, they had to explain what it is.
One economist painted the U.S. debt level as an appalling crisis that must be dealt with immediately — but the second begged to differ, offering an alternative set of priorities.
The combined role of chairman and chief executive officer, a corporate governance structure favored by many Fortune 500 firms, may soon go the way of the pension plan.
Wall Street is preparing to take a financial hit when Dodd-Frank takes effect -- and that may mean that rules intended to bolster the U.S. financial system could instead undermine it.
Activism surrounding fracking has now migrated into the ranks of actual shareholders in the companies that perform fracking.
A firm that advises one of the largest public unions in the U.S. requested on Wednesday that Citigroup mull the possibility of breaking up its financial supermarket, putting new public pressure on the beleaguered banking giant as it undergoes a leadership transition.