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Why the ‘activist CEO’ must have rituals of personal growth

Why the ‘activist CEO’ must have rituals of personal growth

How are we to understand the likes of Jeff Bezos who believes himself to be a champion of human rights, while workers in his factories have suffered heat exhaustion?

Seven shades of not-for-profit directors

Seven shades of not-for-profit directors

There are a variety of types of NFP director. Some are good. Some are not so good. Internet Australia's executive director Laurie Patton explains.

CEOs splash in the shallow pool of Australian free speech

CEOs splash in the shallow pool of Australian free speech

Australians are poor at respecting the right of their opponents to free speech -- on all sides.

Mayne: shareholders fight back against payouts to outgoing CEOs

Mayne: shareholders fight back against payouts to outgoing CEOs

Shareholders have long opposed large payouts to CEOs at the end of their tenure. Of course, executive boards have ways of getting around democratic will.

Hail to the chief: the top five CEOs money can buy

Hail to the chief: the top five CEOs money can buy

It pays to remember that not all CEOs are driven by avarice and self-interest. Presenting the five most investor-friendly CEOs in Australia ...

Corporate leaders and psychopaths — what’s the difference?

Corporate leaders and psychopaths — what’s the difference?

Cool under pressure. Lack of empathy. Utilitarianism instincts. A new book examines the link between psychopaths and corporate leaders.

Usual suspects top the exec pay list, not that they deserve it

Usual suspects top the exec pay list, not that they deserve it

The best performing CEOs, with the toughest jobs in super competitive sectors are able to create real earnings growth. It's the "name brand" executives who tend to deliver the worst performance and get the most pay.

CEO succession: what Mirvac got right that BHP didn’t

CEO succession: what Mirvac got right that BHP didn’t

BHP CEO Marius Kloppers is not likely to stay in the role too much longer, but with no succession plan, Kloppers has to stay around while a candidate selection search continues.

Engineers rule the roost in top ASX companies

Engineers rule the roost in top ASX companies

Engineers and scientists beat out those who studied business at university when it comes to who gets the top CEO jobs, writes LeadingCompany's Myriam Robin.

ASX100 CEOs: their path to the corner office

ASX100 CEOs: their path to the corner office

If you want to be a CEO, push for your own fiefdom where you aren’t answering to anyone else on a day-to-day basis. That's clear from the path of most leaders.