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Money for Nothing: Get it for Free

Money for Nothing: How the Failure of Corporate Boards Is Ruining American Business and Costing Us Trillions by John Gillespie and David Zweig. I reviewed the book under the heading, Fix the Boards – Fix the System. Act quickly and you can get your copy of this excellent book for free. The first 25 Moxy Vote […]

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Fix the Boards – Fix the System

Sea Change Radio Executive Producer Bill Baue is joined in studio by John Gillespie, co-author with David Zweig, of Money for Nothing: How the Failure of Corporate Boards is Ruining American Business and Costing Us Trillions. Check out the audio file. Gillespie traces the roots of their book’s title to the old Dire Straits song and describes how […]

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Directors & Boards

The current edition features a cover article, The Great Divide: Separating the Chairman and CEO Roles. Thought leaders tackle the issues involved in splitting the two top leadership positions of the corporation. On one side of the debate: “The development is inexorable,” says Ira Millstein. “Beware the simplicity of saying two heads are better than […]

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CorpGov Bites

“Bank of America persuaded the SEC to drop “proxy access” provision as they negotiated a $150 million settlement of a lawsuit tied to the takeover of Merrill Lynch & Co… The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 3 million companies, has said “activist shareholders” would use proxy access to hijack elections to pursue […]

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