How long is too long to be CEO?

Talk of Jeff Immelt’s tenure at GE prompts the question.

News

Pay for Washington-area CEOs below national average

Pay for Washington-area CEOs below national average

The trend toward fewer stock options and executive perks is more pronounced among local companies.

Getting GM employees to speak up about safety

Getting GM employees to speak up about safety

Three researchers share how GM can make sure workers are willing to share bad news.

If women earn less than men do, shouldn’t they pay less too?

If women earn less than men do, shouldn’t they pay less too?

The D.C. chapter of Sheryl Sandberg’s movement has gotten local businesses to offer 23 percent discounts.

Analysis, Arguments & Advice

Sticking women with the office housework

Sticking women with the office housework

Why aren’t men also expected to take notes in meetings and join thankless committees?

Tips for dealing with poor performers

Tips for dealing with poor performers

The process of dealing with bad workers in government is fundamentally flawed.

Why more companies should pay employees to quit

Why more companies should pay employees to quit

Getting disengaged workers to leave on their own has the potential to raise morale and lower costs.

Interviews

Fixing what’s wrong with the IRS

Fixing what’s wrong with the IRS

“I’ve never dealt with an organization that is so short of resources across the board.”

Leadership lessons from the grave

Leadership lessons from the grave

An interview with Steve Muro, the head of the National Cemetery Administration.

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