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  • November 25, 2008

    Recent Research

    by Georgia Flight and Bridget Finn
    On sleep-deprived teams, postmerger executives, an unreformed industry, and unanticipated turnover.
  • November 25, 2008

    Six Rules for the New CFO

    by Irmgard Heinz, Jens Niebuhr, and Justin Pettit
    As central figures in mergers and acquisitions, today’s chief financial officers are redefining the practices of their profession.
  • September 30, 2008

    Change Management: Who’s in Charge?

    by Richard Rawlinson, Ashley Harshak, and David Suarez
    A new survey finds that transformations succeed when top executives pay attention.
  • September 25, 2008

    Do CEOs Make Good Board Members?

    Although it’s commonly assumed that high-profile CEOs will provide valuable oversight to firms by sitting on their boards, companies shouldn’t expect them to improve firm performance.
  • September 18, 2008

    The Benefit of Self-Regulation Policies

    Self-policing measures can aid performance in firms that have good compliance records, but aren’t likely to improve the standing of companies with a history of regulatory issues.
  • July 17, 2008

    CFO Turnover in the Era of Accountability

    The Sarbanes-Oxley Act has forced CFOs to be more answerable for their firms’ accounting, and to pay a steep professional price for reporting trouble.
  • June 10, 2008

    CEO Succession 2007: The Performance Paradox

    by Per-Ola Karlsson, Gary L. Neilson, and Juan Carlos Webster
    The news this year is that even those chief executives who deliver subpar returns are showing unexpected staying power.
  • June 10, 2008

    The 21st-Century MBA

    by Mary C. Gentile
    In a world that requires business leaders to address the concerns of all their stakeholders, we must reshape management education to be both practical and aspirational.
  • April 29, 2008

    Winning the PR Wars

    by William J. Holstein
    CEOs must learn to manage the media if they want to influence how their stories are told.
  • March 13, 2008

    Studying the Performance of Fluid Teams

    Leaders should carefully consider how they create working groups by giving managers roles in which they have experience, and forming teams with members who have worked together in the past.
  • January 22, 2008

    Signals for the Coming Year

    by Art Kleiner
    Change may be certain, but for a business decision maker, some changes have more impact than others. Here are eight trends that will make the greatest difference in 2008.