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Businesses Should Treat Transgender Policies as Good Business in 2015

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The transgender community was in spotlight this year in a way it never has been before, marking 2015 as a year of enlightenment and attempted understanding—at least in the entertainment world. As pop culture comes around to acknowledging transgender people, businesses need to catch up.

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Five Business Lessons From Oracle’s CIO

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I recently had lunch with Mark Sunday, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President at Oracle Corporation.  We met at a recent technology event, and he was gracious enough to meet me for lunch. This technology giant rubs shoulders with the leading minds of the 21st-century and is highly influential in his field—so when I arrived at the restaurant, I was excited.

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Finding, Hiring Top Tech Talent Is Leading Concern for Management for Third Straight Year, Says Harris Survey

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From President Obama’s State of the Union address to the Consumer Electronics Show, cybersecurity and emerging technology continue to be ...

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Going Public? Five Things for the CEO and Board to Address

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For many CEOs, taking a company public is often part of the longer-term plan. IPO activity remains strong, both globally and in the United States. For example, as of October 20, 2014, 305 IPOs had been priced globally, a year-over-year change of over 50 percent.

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Boards Are Increasing Their Representation of Women and Minorities

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A new report issued by Deloitte’s Center for Corporate Governance and the Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals (the Society) identifies board refreshment and composition as a significant focus area for board members this coming year.

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8 Reasons Why CEOs Should Take the Time to Serve on Nonprofit Boards

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Serving on a nonprofit board not only is a way to give back, but it can also generate good will toward your company’s brand while also providing a new avenue for networking with important contacts. Here are 8 reasons CEOs give for getting involved in nonprofit boards.

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Leapfrog Succession: A New Trend in Appointing CEOs

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Corporate boards of directors are increasingly reaching down below the second layer of management to name new chief executive officers. By accelerating the promotion of these executives, boards hope that the new CEOs’ ability to understand and act upon signals in today’s unpredictable environment will more than offset their relative inexperience.

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Resignation of United Airlines’ CEO Jeff Smisek Demanded by Current and Former United Employees

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A Change.org petition filed by “Our UnitedRetired” on behalf of “dedicated active employees and retirees of United Airlines” calls for the immediate resignation of United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek. It also demands he step down from the Board of Directors of United Continental Holdings.

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Boeing to Partner With Symantec on Cybersecurity Business

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Symantec Corp. is expanding its presence in the battle against corporate hackers through a deal with Boeing Co. , after the aerospace-and-defense giant found it tough to win commercial deals in the fast-growing cybersecurity business.

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