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Mergers don’t always work because of various reasons such as merged businesses that are poles apart in function or product or one part (company) outgrowing the other. Sometimes, it was a bad decision to merge in the first place. The article explains how corporate divorces are good for bad marriages (mergers).

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/11/03/le-divorce-2

Dealing with excessive CEO pay

Skyrocketing CEO pay has disadvantages for the company (leads to financial instability in the long run) and the society (the inequality gap widens). The US government has tried to restrain the increase by framing policies. However, they haven’t been adequate or had the kind of desired impact. This author says that the way out is to rethink our deepest assumptions about the corporation.

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/10/can-ceo-pay-ever-be-reeled-in/382042/

 

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