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Study: British CEO-Worker Pay Gap Widens
U.S. chief executive officers aren’t the only ones who earn far more than average blokes—British CEOs do, too.

Fostering Workplace Courage Can Benefit Organizations
Courage is a learned trait, but employers must cultivate it by creating a culture where people feel safe in speaking out without fear of retribution, researchers find.

CVS CEO Speaks About Tobacco
Seven months after CVS Caremark Corp. announced that it would no longer sell tobacco-related products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide, the company president and CEO discussed corporate America’s role in reducing chronic illness and delivering better health outcomes for consumers.

Mentors, Initiative Can Help Women Be More Successful in Business
When it comes to getting ahead in business, women need to be more proactive about their careers. That was the focus of a panel discussion held at Georgetown University recently.

CEOs Share Insights for Wellness Success
Leaders of the biggest U.S. corporations, including Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, Walgreen Co. and Bank of America, issued a call to action on employee health promotion in a new report.

Wall Street Leans Toward Female Leaders
Want your company to have a healthier bottom line? Put a woman in charge. A new study shows companies with better financial performance have more women in leadership roles. Those findings are backed by other research—and experiences on Wall Street.

Emerging LEAD(HR) Conference Focuses on Leadership Skills
Lead. Excel. Aspire. Develop. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is gearing its two-day Emerging LEAD(HR) Conference around those concepts as it prepares to kick off its inaugural event Sept. 30 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Nevada.

Employer Must Pay Compensation Under Executive’s Oral Agreement
An employer must pay its former managing director back salary, severance, and bonuses he was orally promised by the company’s former executive but never got in writing, a Texas appeals court ruled.

Manage This!
Nearly all management problems boil down to about two dozen common situations, according to one business expert.

States Rated for Women’s Equality
Hawaii and New York at top; Wyoming and Utah at bottom.

Can Flexible Schedules Create Workaholics?
Freedom with hours inspires productivity, may lead to burnout.

CEO Departures Rise

CEO Pay Up But Bonuses Shrink

Emotions Play Role in Decision-Making

High-Performing Companies Pay Executives Differently

Proximity to CEO Drives Marketers’ Pay

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