Board of Directors

  1. How To Become A Corporate Board Member

    We look at how corporate boards are constructed, and how investors can get involved. ...
  2. What If Donald Sterling Ran Your Company?

    What If Donald Sterling Ran Your Company?

    A chief executive officer can seem to have it all: power, influence and gravitas. ...
  3. Evaluating The Board Of Directors

    Corporate structure can tell you a lot about a company's potential. Learn more here. ...
  4. ogether, management and the board of directors have the ultimate goal of maximizing shareholder value.

    The Basics Of Corporate Structure

    CEOs, CFOs, presidents and vice presidents: learn how to tell the difference.
  5. Wall Street’s Glass Ceiling

    It’s tough to boast that there are more female CEOs than ever before when they make ...
  6. Ron Johnson was eager to change J.C. Penney’s identity, but he exited unceremoniously last April and was replaced by Mike Ullman, his predecessor.

    Five Questions Investors Should Ask When A CEO ...

    One of an investor’s most challenging decisions is how to handle the news that a ...
  1. Activist investors are feeling that Microsoft is increasingly irrelevant in the modern world, which is why it's imperative for the board to bring in new leadership.

    Activist Investors Set Their Sights On Bill Gates

    Activist investors are setting their sites on Bill Gates and want him off of Microsoft's ...
  2. Men's Wearhouse Fires Co-Founder: Should You ...

    Men's Wearhouse (NYSE:MW) unceremoniously fired George Zimmer as its Executive Chairman ...
  1. Do ETFs have a board of directors?

    Yes. An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a type of security that tracks a basket of assets or an index (such as an index fund), ...
  2. What is the difference between a president and a chief executive officer? Can there ...

    In general, the chief executive officer (CEO) is thought of as the highest ranking officer in a company while the president ...
  3. Who is responsible for protecting and managing shareholders' interests?

    The average shareholder, who is typically not involved in the day-to-day operations of the company, relies on several parties ...
  4. What is a staggered board?

    A staggered board of directors (also known as a classified board) is a board that is made up of different classes of directors. ...
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