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    1. The CEO of a $16 Billion Business Explains Why She Banned Corporate Memos

      The CEO of a $16 Billion Business Explains Why She Banned Corporate Memos
      When Julie Sweet became the CEO of Accenture's North American business in 2015, she made her mark on the $16 billion operation. Some of the changes Sweet ushered in were big, such as leading important acquisitions for the global professional services business. Other changes were smaller, but haven proven extremely effective ...
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    2. Can America’s Companies Survive America’s Most Aggressive Investors?

      Can America’s Companies Survive America’s Most Aggressive Investors?
      A spike in activist investor campaigns over the past few years has company executives constantly looking over their shoulders. Typically run by hedge funds demanding higher profit margins, activist-investor campaigns quickly buy up large stakes in a company and threaten to unseat company board members if they don't cut costs, driving executives to forego long-term business strategies for short-term profits ...
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    3. What Makes a Company Board a High Performing One?

      What Makes a Company Board a High Performing One?
      Company boards' success or failure depends on myriad factors aside from legislative updates, an executive who serves on theFinancial TimesNED club advisory board has said. Patrick Dunne told an audience at EY's 'The High Performing Board' event that context,composition, capabilities, culture all combined to create a distinctive situation for each board ...
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    4. Why Your Corporate Strategy May Be Failing - The Globe and Mail

      Why Your Corporate Strategy May Be Failing - The Globe and Mail
      When strategy goes wrong, we often blame it on poor execution, communication or picking the wrong strategy tool. But in extensively studying the subject for his PhD thesis, Steven Cofrancesco, a consultant and adjunct professor at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, found were totally off base. Strategy, he says, most often fails because we dont understand and properly manage the human emotions involved ...
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    5. Kenya's Strong Growth and Improving Governance to Help Fuel Corporate Investment and Expansion

      Kenya's Strong Growth and Improving Governance to Help Fuel Corporate Investment and Expansion
      Kenya's buoyant economic growth, stable business environment and growing consumer demand from its emerging middle class will be among the factors driving expansion and investment among non-financial companies in the East African country, Moody's Investors Service said in a report today ...
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