Out of the Frying Pan …
Activist Carl Icahn pushes for governance changes at upcoming spinoffs from eBay and Gannett that would leave them vulnerable to takeovers.
Ezcorp Shareholder Ousts CEO, Elevates CFO
A management reshuffling at the consumer finance and pawn loan company puts the finance chief in the CEO chair and vexes investors.
What Happens When Shareholders Socialize?
New websites may give individual shareholders an easier way to vote their shares.
WorldCom Whistle-blower Cynthia Cooper
What she was feeling and thinking as she took the steps that, as it turned out, would change Corporate America.
Finance Executives Doing the Heavy Lifting
Why corporate redesign efforts are an exercise in logistics, diplomacy, and patience.
Watchdogs or Lapdogs?
Audit committees may not be as bad as the SEC thinks--or as good as they should be.
Forum: Seven Panaceas, One Solution
It's time for institutional investors to step up as change agents.