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By Lucy P. Marcus - Jun 05,2018
LONDON — Gone are the days when annual general meeting season, the time of year when executives and directors of publicly traded companies gather to report on their activities, accounts and plans to shareholders, went by unnoticed.
By Lucy P. Marcus - Mar 18,2018
LONDON — “Deeds, not words!” Britain’s suffragettes shouted, as they fought for, and won, the right to vote 100 years ago. Today, that call to arms seems more apt than ever.
By Lucy P. Marcus - Nov 18,2017
Business ethics are again making headlines.
By Lucy P. Marcus - Aug 24,2017
In mid-August, alt-right, neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups, including the Ku Klux Klan, gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, for a demonstration that ended with a white supremacist driving a car into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing one and injuring 19.President Donal
By Lucy P. Marcus - Jul 29,2017
Suppose that a company’s board is seeking a new CEO. After an agonisingly long search, its members decide to go with a newcomer to the industry, claiming that the candidate will make the firm the market leader again.
By Lucy P. Marcus - Jun 24,2017
The car-hailing app Uber’s board members and investors have received an outpouring of praise in recent days for forcing CEO Travis Kalanick to resign.They do not deserve it.
By Lucy P. Marcus - Jan 22,2017
From the moment Donald Trump entered the US presidential race, the potential for an unprecedented array of ethics violations, stemming from his global business interests, has been a ticking time bomb, set to detonate on January 20, 2017.Boom.Plenty of other liberal democracies ha
By Lucy P. Marcus - Nov 12,2016
On the 27th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the United States elected a president who plans to build an even bigger wall, this time on the border with Mexico.Now, President-elect Donald Trump must decide whether he wants to plough forward with his divisive agenda or a
By Lucy P. Marcus - Oct 24,2016
The late US senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously said: “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.”That may be true.
By Lucy P. Marcus - Aug 21,2016
The Summer Olympic Games are in full swing in Rio.Every time the world’s top athletes gather for the games, people everywhere have the opportunity not just to root for their countries, but also to become engrossed by stories of sacrifice and success, of broken bones and broken re

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