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Wisdom, witticisms and wisecracks: a quick quiz for the sophisticated director. Jan 1, 2014 387
Carl & Irwin & Phillips & Holly: and Michael Dell and Ecclesiastes, too. Dec 22, 2013 851
Governance Rashomon: don't be confused: all directors are equal. Sep 22, 2013 1168
The gnomes know: wisdom and judgment tend to come with experience ... and, yes, age. Mar 22, 2013 758
No litmus test: the superficiality of considering the chairman-CEO split as 'best practice.'. Jan 1, 2013 781
Nathan the sensible: a thoughtful commentator on 'truly good corporate governance.'. Dec 22, 2012 759
Sideshows of the main event: what the fight, at heart, has been about. Sep 22, 2012 738
Herding the wind: 'good governance'? Or, empty pronouncements? Mar 22, 2012 803
(K)ISS off? Dawn of disintermediation of the arbiters. Jan 1, 2012 787
Wisdom from will: the bard takes the measure of the board. Dec 22, 2011 682
Truth in labeling? The 'independent director' tag doesn't tell us much. Sep 22, 2011 836
Ali vs. Frazier: the passing of Joe Flom recalls a memorable matchup. Mar 22, 2011 822
A New Deal? Governance by--or for--the shareholders? Jan 1, 2011 814
CASH is king: for a director, passion may be a positive value but is not preeminent. Dec 22, 2010 820
A bitter pill for Burkle: as dispensed by Vice Chancellor Strine, a prescription worthy of directors' study. Sep 22, 2010 825
Celebrity hit parade: a stock price bump ... then what? Mar 22, 2010 791
Kitzur Shulchan Aruch as an M&A guide. Jan 1, 2010 792
'Once more unto the breach': here we go again: the SEC re-storms the Harfleur of proxy access. Viewpoint essay Sep 22, 2009 784
The full monty: following the logic of full disclosure, everything you might need to know about a CEO. Mar 22, 2009 799
Ecclesiastes on deals: from generation to generation: buyer's remorse. Jan 1, 2009 986
Hail to the chief: straight talk on corporate governance from the new POTUS. Sep 22, 2008 739
Does BBR render CGR and CGI DOA? Or, no matter what the evidence, is it all CYA? Mar 22, 2008 740
Alignment strikes out: this screwball notion never stood a chance--at least not with Yankees manager Joe Torre. Jan 1, 2008 928
'Access denied!' redux: the SEC is poised to act. Maybe. Dec 22, 2007 793
The thin edge of the wedge: 'say on pay' prompts a perusal of prerogatives and powers. Sep 22, 2007 769
From the outside looking in: checklist-ism won't tell you what you might really need to know about a board. Mar 22, 2007 885
What's underneath? Getting to the critical core of collegiality. Column Jan 1, 2007 804
Not the 'real thing': the flawed formula of Coca-Cola's board pay plan. Jun 22, 2006 801
Cast of characters: have special expertise? The spotlight may not be for you. Mar 22, 2006 800
A majority of one: high heat on a front-burner issue. Jan 1, 2006 827
The wonderful world of Disney (again!): Eisner, Ovitz ... and Chandler. Lessons from a 'wild ride.'. Sep 22, 2005 786
Stanley & Roy: still trying to tame Disney; The latest act in their long-running governance show bears watching. Jun 22, 2005 780
Caught in the Webb: just the facts, ma'am--to be read with care. Mar 22, 2005 827
Stranger than fiction: governance doings that approach the fantastical. Column Jan 1, 2005 746
To split or not to split: Roger, Henry, Bunkie, and Lee ... in boardroom blackjack. Sep 22, 2004 802
Lord Black and Duke Dick: directors are not, nor should they think of themselves as, ducal appointees. Jun 22, 2004 750
Power of suggestion: from Levy to Eisner, contemplating how the threat can be stronger than its execution. Mar 22, 2004 799
'High noon' at the Magic Kingdom: 'do not forsake me, oh my darlin"--lessons from Gary and Grace. Jan 1, 2004 797
Access denied! Competing board candidates on one proxy card? Let's untwist this analytical pretzel. Jun 22, 2003 790
Burn that C.D.! when you weigh the pros and cons of director certification, you see how convoluted the issue becomes. (Quiddities). Mar 22, 2003 871
Fasten your seat belts: S-O overshoots the mark. So guess who is in for a bumpy night? (Quiddities). Column Jan 1, 2003 725
Governance kirisute: boards are better off studying East Asian history than governance checklists. (Quiddities). Sep 22, 2002 792
Corporate America speaks...polyphonically. (Quiddities). Brief Article Jun 22, 2002 760
Fraud for poets: about to sign a 10-K? Read these books first. (Quiddities). Brief Article Mar 22, 2002 783
Low tide: The wave of outrage over Enron should not obscure important approaches to governance. (Quiddities). Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 800
No chickening out. Brief Article Jun 22, 2001 783
The good, the bad... and the ugly. Mar 22, 2001 813
The Albanian candidate. Brief Article Jan 1, 2001 775
When deals go sour II. Brief Article Sep 22, 2000 818
Paul Volcker: Corporate Director, Public Servant. Sep 22, 2000 6927
When deals go sour. Jun 22, 2000 888
Saul Steinberg: Facing the future. Jun 22, 2000 6651
What would Ben do? Brief Article Mar 22, 2000 857
Complacency is not an option. Interview Mar 22, 2000 6292
The politics of market cap destruction. Jan 1, 2000 784
The strange nature of 'fiduciary outs'. Brief Article Sep 22, 1999 862
Martin Lipton: for the defense. Interview Jun 22, 1999 6740
Behind the art of M&A with Bruce Wasserstein. Interview Mar 22, 1999 6454
Waste not. Column Jan 1, 1999 837
Gershon Kekst: master of the 'saykhl' business. Cover Story Jan 1, 1999 8543
Serving two masters: out of the AlliedSignal-AMP battle may come an important decision on director conflicts. Sep 22, 1998 802
The lion in winter: Joe Flom at 75. Interview Sep 22, 1998 8112
Rabbi Hillel on corporate governance: why is it that the 'guideliners' who would instruct us on board standards don't follow their own guidelines? Jun 22, 1998 750
Do you sincerely want to be sued? As ugly Y2K litigation looms, prudent directors should pause to consider their own exposure. Mar 22, 1998 794
Sandy Weill, pragmatic dreamer: Travelers Group CEO Sanford Weill talks about his approach to dealmaking, governance, and life in and out of the spotlight. Cover Story Mar 22, 1998 6534
Two modest proposals: there are ways for shareholders to obtain primary source information about directors. Column Jan 1, 1998 781
Corporate America speaks. Sep 22, 1997 757
One-on-one with Chou En-lai. Jun 22, 1997 770
Pals on the board: here is what the proxy rules are missing about director independence. Jan 1, 1997 808
The case for cash for directors. Sep 22, 1996 708
A reply from the author. Mar 22, 1996 696
The case for cash for directors. Jan 1, 1996 6733
Proponents of mandatory stock compensation. Jan 1, 1996 520
Principles to govern by. Jun 22, 1995 2243

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