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One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years

Activist investor Carl Icahn continues to make demands

One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years

Shareholders telling management how to run their companies has always been a contentious issue, with battle lines often drawn between those who think firms should be run for their own success and those that say the ultimate beneficiaries of a business sho...

A sharpened focus on corporate social responsibility has given rise to a legal framework by which non-financial performance can be measured

Beyond corporate profits and towards new model capitalism

A sharpened focus on corporate social responsibility has given rise to a legal framework by which non-financial performance can be measured

“Today is an historic day,” reads the opening line of a public letter penned by B Lab to celebrate Delaware’s decision last year to enact benefit corporation status. “Until recently, corporate law has not recognised the legitimacy of any corporate...

Under new rules, the eight biggest US banks have until 2018 to boost their capital by $68bn, say US regulators, who are still tightening policy in the wake of the financial crisis

Big US banks protest against call for higher capital levels

Under new rules, the eight biggest US banks have until 2018 to boost their capital by $68bn, say US regulators, who are still tightening policy in the wake of the financial crisis

US banks have decried the announcement that from 2018 new federal rules will require them to increase their capital levels to increase security and prevent a repeat of the financial crisis. The new rules require banks with more than $700bn in assets to...

With unemployment figures creeping up across the globe, employers are demanding more from candidates. Business schools have responded by creating industry-specific MBAs, writes Nash Riggins

Back to school

With unemployment figures creeping up across the globe, employers are demanding more from candidates. Business schools have responded by creating industry-specific MBAs, writes Nash Riggins

MBA graduates turning backs on finance for voluntary sector

Increasing number of graduates are shunning big salaries for the third sector

Executive MBAs present equitable option

In economic uncertainty, many executives turn to further education to compete in the jobs market. Rita Lobo explores how executive MBAs are a way to obtain qualifications and stay ahead

Economic effectiveness: how an interim manager can help

Interim managers have the intuition and strategy to help businesses realise their goals even in times of economic conservatism

Leadership development through coaching: a case study

The Defence Acquisition University is an example of how professional coaching schemes can work alongside training and development programmes to produce impressive results

Understanding professional coaching

Businesses and individuals can enhance their performance through coaching services, and finding the right coach can improve efficiency and profit

Bongani encourages Angolan transparency

Those investing in emerging economies must generate a greater sense of trust and abide by sustainable principles if they are to yield positive returns. Bongani Investment Group is doing just that

Patricio Jottar on corporate governance | CCU | Video

World Finance interviews Patricio Jottar, CEO of CCU, on the company’s rapid growth and corporate governance framework

Krishnakumar Natarajan, Rostow Ravanan, Tridip Saha | Mindtree

World Finance interviews Krishnakumar Natarajan, CEO and Managing Director; Rostow Ravanan, CFO; and Tridip Saha, General Manager; from the Indian technology solutions company Mindtree

One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years

Activist investor Carl Icahn continues to make demands

One of the world’s most notorious activist investors, Carl Icahn, has been stirring up trouble among some of Silicon Valley’s biggest companies in recent years

Beyond corporate profits and towards new model capitalism

A sharpened focus on corporate social responsibility has given rise to a legal framework by which non-financial performance can be measured

Lost in translation

Tony Fernandes and his no-frills airline AirAsia have decided to part ways with Japan’s All Nippon Airways (ANA) after a disagreement over the running of their joint venture AirAsia Japan

Under new rules, the eight biggest US banks have until 2018 to boost their capital by $68bn, say US regulators, who are still tightening policy in the wake of the financial crisis

Big US banks protest against call for higher capital levels

Under new rules, the eight biggest US banks have until 2018 to boost their capital by $68bn, say US regulators, who are still tightening policy in the wake of the financial crisis

GM boss apologises for switch defect linked to 13 deaths

Mary Barra attempted to calm safety concerns voiced by the public, though admitted that the underlying reasons for the late recall are yet to emerge

China loses trade case on rare earth materials

The WTO has ruled against China for imposing restrictive rare earth export quotas that sent prices soaring and distorted the market