In almost every crisis, it’s not entirely clear whom to blame. But customers and the public are quick to assign blame anyway, complicating efforts to conduct a proper investigation and publish the results.
Facebook has become the perfect example of a company in crisis. It has also changed the way companies approach crisis communications. We take a look at how to respond to crisis in the modern age.
A scan of recent headlines is a reminder that CEO succession is not always a well-orchestrated victory lap for the departing CEO.
Companies that undergo an internal investigation must juggle multiple issues, including the possibility of conflicts of interest jeopardizing the investigation. Nissan Motor Co. is one company that has had to struggle with those issues.
Public companies face real scrutiny when it comes to how they compensate their senior teams. In this edition of Looking Ahead, Matt Stinner, Managing Director of Semler Brossy Consulting Group, and Marc Treviño, Partner at Sullivan & Cromwell, discuss elements that can contribute to a compensation crisis.
CEOs are taking a stand during divisive moments, complaining about the U.S. president and his policies, running ads on controversial topics and letting their political views be known. But is this a good thing? Some companies are saying “yes.” But a few governance and public relations experts are say “no,” or at least, “very rarely.”
The Business Roundtable’s blockbuster statement redefining the purpose of a corporation almost reads like an apologia for capitalism.
It’s not your imagination: CEOs aren’t lasting that long. The recent news of scandal and bungled initial public offerings are only a handful of reasons why CEOs have lost their jobs.
Energy headlines this year have focused on the federal government’s regulatory roll back and the lawsuits challenging those decisions. As a result, energy executives have to monitor a dizzying array of developments, changes and threats in the compliance space.
The federal government and the states just can’t seem to agree these days. Two major areas of disagreement are the legal status of marijuana and the issue of the environment.