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    1. Wells Fargo: What It Will Take to Clean Up the Mes

      Wells Fargo: What It Will Take to Clean Up the Mes

      A series of scandals has sparked a crisis of confidence in Wells Fargo, the nation’s third-largest bank whose roots harken back to the Gold Rush era when it provided financial services to miners in the Wild West. The most recent scandals — which included falsifying and accessing without authorization more than 2.1 million deposit and credit card accounts — has led to one of the biggest stains on the bank’s reputation in its 165-year history...

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    2. Does Gender Diversity on Boards Really Boost Company Performance?

      Does Gender Diversity on Boards Really Boost Company Performance?

      Many commentators suggest that gender diversity in the corporate boardroom improves company performance because of the different points of view and experience it offers. However, rigorous, peer-reviewed academic research paints a different picture. Despite the intuitive appeal of the argument that gender diversity on the board improves company performance, research suggests otherwise...

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    3. How Independent Directors Bridge the Information Gap

      How Independent Directors Bridge the Information Gap

      In the realm of corporate governance, recent research has confirmed a finding that should instinctively make sense: When a company’s board has a higher proportion of independent directors, the company itself behaves in a more transparent way. What’s less obvious is whether the greater transparency is a result of having more outside directors, or whether companies that put greater stock in transparency are more likely to acquire more outside directors...

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