Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Rolls-Royce: Powering Flight Since 1914

Though the company has issued five profit warnings in less than two years, Rolls-Royce remains one of the world’s largest and most successful manufacturers...

Latin America: Corruption – Disrupting Business as Usual

“I’m shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on here,” says Captain Louis Renault of the Casablanca police upon entering Rick’s Bar. A...

Ilan Kapoor: Not Easily Impressed by Do-Gooders

Professor Ilan Kapoor doesn’t believe in participatory development. He considers the concept little more than a misleading slogan – harsher words have been used...

Vance reveals essence of Musk

Book Review: Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future) - by Ashlee Vance CREDIT where it’s due. When someone puts together a...

Latin America: As Nations Mature Some Are Left Behind

Devoid of subtlety, headlines often fail to convey the real story. While the bumbling and stumbling governments of Brazil and Venezuela dominate the news...

Jeff Bezos: Transforming Retail into a Loss-Leader

Best known as the founding father of Internet behemoth Amazon, Jeff Bezos is more than a one-multi-global-success-trick pony. A divisive figure – mainly due...

Larry Page: Anything Imagined Is Doable

Since 2001, when the company’s name first became a verb and byword, the world googles its way to whatever query needs an immediate answer....

Hail to the Maintainers

About ten years ago, leftist firebrand satirist Freek de Jonge, the grand old man of Dutch stand-up comedy, turned to conservative newspaper De Telegraaf...

IFC: Corporate Governance Practices in the European Union

For the first time, European Commission Directive 2006/46/EC required all listed companies to produce a corporate governance statement in their annual report to shareholders....
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Structured Deal

Massive conglomerate in China takes an unusual step by revealing the complex details of its ownership, internal make-up, and investments. In an age of...