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Will 2016 Be The Year Of The Woman (Again)?

2015 was heralded the “Year of the Woman”  as General Motors’ Mary Barra, Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Xerox’s Ursula Burns guided their respective companies through corporate transformations. Meanwhile, two of the Big Four accounting firms now have female CEOs (including MWW’s client Deloitte, led by Cathy Englebert). And two women are running for President –…

Corporate Reputations to Watch in 2016

The 2016 election campaign has focused the nation’s attention on the future of the President of the United States as the commander-in-chief and both leader of the free world and keeper of the flame on the nation’s reputation. There is a definitive link between the reputation and profile of a leader/CEO and the reputation of…

Grading Mary Barra – How the New General Motors CEO Performed before Congress

Anyone who follows the political comings and goings of Capitol Hill knows that congressional hearings around hot-button issues are often tense, difficult moments for those called to testify. Such events attract widespread media scrutiny and can be a make-or-break moment for corporate leaders. It’s not just the corporation’s reputation on the line; it’s the CEO’s…