Two-thirds of Americans report that the amount of work they do outside normal working hours has increased “a little” to “a lot” because of mobile technology advances over the last decade.
After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week, the online business-review site was panned on Wall Street. The company’s stock plummeted 11 percent the day after the results came out, wiping out its gains for the year.
Outsiders say new chief executive Claure’s focus will be on attracting customers to Sprint—perhaps by reaching for the growing Hispanic market—while bolstering its financial performance and assuaging stockholders who saw their shares tumble 24 percent last week.
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People have started to notice that a lot of Silicon Valley hot shots are not particularly nice.
Within weeks, the Securities and Exchange Commission is slated to adopt its final guidelines on implementing a new rule that will require most public companies to disclose the ratio of the total annual compensation of their CEO with the median pay of “all” of a company’s employees.
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Recently, more companies have been adopting software tools for crowdsourcing to raise funds and analyze customer opinions through online communities rather than the traditional methods. Savvy leaders can also access the wisdom of crowds to improve business outcomes by tapping into their internal staff as well.
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Complaining is a big challenge in all organizations today. Many times employees will bitch about a situation within the company, but won’t take responsibility for making a change. Here are some ways you can turn that around.
The U.S. economy seems to be indicating it is back on a growth track. But many CEOs and business owners remain worried that the U.S. economy once again could ease off as the year goes on and are being cautious in their decision making.
Managing "to" results instead of "by" results can cause executives to chase the wrong goal, resulting in near obsession to hold managers accountable without paying any attention to the behaviors underneath the results.
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Have questions about whether you would benefit from onshoring? This case study from bicycle manufacturer Kent International might help answer them.
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August 24, 2014 will mark Tim Cook’s third year as CEO at Apple, and today boos and jeers have all but disappeared. The ‘Down with Tim!’ cries have been replaced with praise being piled onto the CEO.
New Sprint CEO Marcel Claure could have the drive—and the connections—to help Sprint stay in the wireless game, according to one industry observer.
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Until the 1980s, corporate CEOs were paid 30 times the amount the average worker received, but today, according to some conservative estimates, they make about 330 times that.
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Symantec is nearing completion of its search to fill the chief executive position, telling Wall Street analysts on Wednesday that an announcement is planned by the end of September.
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As Steven LaVoie remained in critical condition after a recently-demoted employee shot him in the head last week — it was announced Wednesday that the incapacitated CEO’s wife, Jody, will temporarily fill his shoes at the technology company he founded.