The year in CEO apologies

The oddest, worst and most memorable moments when the powerful turned into the penitent.

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

    News

    What will the future hold for Sony’s Amy Pascal?

    What will the future hold for Sony’s Amy Pascal?

    It could take longer than usual for the parlor game over her fate at the company to play out.

    Fitness trackers chase after the corporate market

    Fitness trackers chase after the corporate market

    More and more companies are linking wearable gadgets to their benefits and health plans.

    American Apparel names new CEO

    American Apparel names new CEO

    The company officially terminated Dov Charney following an internal investigation, and has named a woman to lead the retailer.

    Analysis, Arguments & Advice

    12 leadership books for 2015

    12 leadership books for 2015

    Save a spot on next year’s reading list for these upcoming books.

    Why Vivek Murthy’s confirmation matters

    Why Vivek Murthy’s confirmation matters

    It’s inexcusable that this country was without a permanent surgeon general for a year and a half.

    How to strengthen federal workers’ job satisfaction

    How to strengthen federal workers’ job satisfaction

    Government leaders should look to a few of the most-improved agencies for ideas.

    Research

    When time off creates stress and lower morale

    When time off creates stress and lower morale

    A new report looks at how American companies differ from global ones when it comes to handling worker absences.

    The best companies, according to employees

    The best companies, according to employees

    Glassdoor’s annual ranking is out, and Google tops the list while Twitter falls out of the top 50.

    Federal workers’ morale is at lowest point in years

    Federal workers’ morale is at lowest point in years

    While worker satisfaction in the private sector has climbed since 2010, satisfaction in the public sector has continued to plummet.

    Leadership conversations

    Julián Castro shares his thoughts on leadership

    The former mayor of San Antonio talks about his new role leading the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

    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.