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The Right Way To Divide Responsibilities Between Chairman And CEO

George Bradt | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
George Bradt

There no single right way to divide responsibilities between owners, chairmen, CEOs, COOs and the rest of the executive team. Authority is delegated. ...

One Role of the Chair

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

As the pressures facing arts organizations increase, it has become more important than ever that the selection of a Chair of the Board be made with care.

Upset that Jamie Dimon Won? Think Again About the Separation of Powers

Selina Wang | Posted 07.23.2013 | College
Selina Wang

The solution to corporate governance is much more nuanced than what activist shareholders think. In the long run, taking away Dimon's title as chairman may have been counterproductive. Still the most popular executive in the banking industry, Dimon is here to stay.

Former U.S. nuclear commander startles with proposal to cut weapons arsenal by 80%

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By R. Jeffrey SmithiWatch NewsThe chairman of a House subcommittee that helps shape the nation's nuclear arsenal, Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio), has been ...

About Leadership: Chairing

Bernie Bulkin | Posted 03.31.2012 | Business
Bernie Bulkin

We have all seen people do a really poor job at chairing a meeting. Have you seen this happen? Have you done it yourself? Do you have someone who will tell you if you are guilty of these errors?

Exclusive Interview With Populist Caucus Chairman Bruce Braley

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bruce Braley's campaign was an interesting one, because rather than try to distance himself from his own party or from what Democrats have accomplished in the past few years, Braley instead embraced his own record.

Why Oracle's CEO Should Be Fired and Its Board Sued by Shareholders

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

Compensation of CEOs is generally deemed outrageous. But what is now at stake, is that, while the amounts themselves are outrageous, their correlation to performance is questionable, too.

Friday Talking Points [126] -- We'd Like Our Gulf Back

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The mainstream media, led by the intrepid White House press corps, closely followed by the inside-the-Beltway punditocracy, has declared what must hap...

The F Word: The RNC Stripper Stimulus

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Maybe they're not so against stimulus after all. In fact, the Republican National Committee has been giving a little stimulus of their own to an overlooked demographic group: strippers.

Before And After Obama's Speech, With Populist Caucus Chair Bruce Braley

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news from the White House for the past week, post-Massachusetts and pre-State-Of-The-Union, has had a decidedly Populist bent to it. So, when thi...

Simon Rosenberg is the Perfect Choice for DNC Chair

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The selection of the right Chairman of the Democratic National Committee to succeed Howard Dean is critical to the success of the Obama Presidency.

Friday Talking Points [56] -- Turkeys Everywhere!

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While today is not officially Turkey Day, I will warn you in advance that it's going to be a theme running through today's column, like gravy through ...