Category Archives: Board Management

The Broken Glass Ceiling

The glass ceiling has been broken to a large degree, but female executives still voluntarily leave the corporate environment twice as often as men, according to the 2010 study “The Impact of Gender on Voluntary and Involuntary Executive Departure.” Leaders … Continue reading

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How Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg have changed the world

Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook less than 10 years ago on the campus of Harvard as a 19 year old student.  He is the Time man of the year in 2010.  What an amazing story! You can read the entire story … Continue reading

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Burger King Cuts Fat in Massive Layoff | Franchise Blog

Burger King was gobbled up by private equity firm 3G Capital in a $4 billion deal earlier this year. Now, the new owner is cleaning house, dismissing 413 people company-wide, including 261 at corporate headquarters in Florida. The burger chain … Continue reading

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HCA’s Thomas Frist: More opportunities now than ever for health care entrepreneurs | Nashville Business Journal

Titans of Nashville’s health care industry spoke Tuesday night at an invitation-only event at the Country Music Hall of Fame celebrating Nashville Health Care Council’s 15th anniversary. Here are some of the lessons they shared. It was 1968. Medicare had … Continue reading

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Duke executive resigns over e-mails – CharlotteObserver.com

Charges of cozy relations between Duke Energy and Indiana regulators hit the company’s headquarters Monday as a top executive resigned over e-mails sent to a former utilities commissioner. Duke said Jim Turner, president of its regulated electric and gas units, … Continue reading

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SearchWire – Connecting HR, Executive Search and Executive Jobs with Recruitment News

  The male dominance of the upper echelons of European business has barely changed over the past two years, in spite of a clutch of government and private initiatives aimed at encouraging companies to appoint more women to their boards. … Continue reading

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