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Yahoo's Problem? A Massive Lack of Leadership at the Top
President, JohnMattonePartners, Inc.
An activist investor group called Starboard Value said in a letter to other Yahoo shareholders last week that it wants a new group of people to oversee a "turnaround plan, separation, or sale of assets."
Who Should Call the Plays at Yahoo!?
Writer, Speaker, Executive, Former Prosecutor
color me extremely skeptical that the coup being instituted by the spreadsheet jockeys at a New York investment firm will cure what ails Yahoo!.
Hedge Fund To Launch Proxy Fight To Remove Yahoo's Entire Board: Report
By Aurindom Mukherjee, Reuters
"The board and management have continually failed to live up to their own promises and shouldn't be trusted with the decision on whether Yahoo should remain an independent company."
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FCC v. Redskins, Olive Garden Shake Up and a House Full of Spiders! (VIDEO)
Virginia newspaper publisher
The Federal Communications Commission is weighing a petition to ban the use of the name "Redskins" on broadcast outlets.
Major Shakeup At Olive Garden
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Why the Activist Investors in Yahoo! and Chesapeake Travel in Packs
President and CEO, FirstRain
The answer lies in how inefficient and/or difficult it is to be alone and an outlier on a board. Boards aim to be collegiate, making sure diverse opinions are aired while also providing good financial oversight of the company.
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