Nearly 30% of new board members appointed this past year were women

So why is the overall number of women on boards still relatively flat?

News

LinkedIn reverses course after backlash from its users

LinkedIn reverses course after backlash from its users

More and more companies have made changes to their products or services only to then confront an outcry from consumers on social media, and backtrack in response.

In Silicon Valley, many want sharing salary info to be less taboo

In Silicon Valley, many want sharing salary info to be less taboo

A former Google engineer is getting praise for broaching the taboo subject.

This CEO lets his employees elect their bosses. Here’s why.

This CEO lets his employees elect their bosses. Here’s why.

Dane Atkinson says that employees know best which of co-workers would make great leaders.

Analysis, Arguments & Advice

Talking leadership with the head of the Maritime Administration

Talking leadership with the head of the Maritime Administration

Chip Jaenichen talks about bringing his military leadership style to the civilian sector and what he learned from Attila the Hun.

McCain’s response to Trump is everything it should be, and more

McCain’s response to Trump is everything it should be, and more

While episodes like this may show us the worst sides of the political process, McCain’s response is a reminder that they can also show us the best.

The huge gap between how federal workers and federal leaders see the workplace

The huge gap between how federal workers and federal leaders see the workplace

Federal senior executives, you’ve got a problem.

Research

How our workplace environment affects our weekend mood

How our workplace environment affects our weekend mood

Research shows the workplace has a greater effect than spending time with friends and family.

Have a large signature? For chief financial officers, that could spell trouble

Have a large signature? For chief financial officers, that could spell trouble

Researchers found an overall link between big handwriting and financial misreporting.

The gap in prize money for men and women across sports

The gap in prize money for men and women across sports

Why is it that sports like tennis and surfing dole out equal prize money, but soccer and cricket have a huge gap?

Leadership conversations

IBM is struggling. But former CEO Sam Palmisano says he isn’t looking back.

“If you go through the patterns of mistakes I made, it all came down to speed,” Palmisano says.

More from the series

Profiles

Virgin’s stunt man

Richard Branson’s famous antics to promote the brand don’t quite come naturally — but they get the job done.

Resigned.

The fast fall of a Washington career.