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The Stresses Of Leadership Shortens Life Expectancy

The Horizons Tracker

Hostile takeovers. The researchers framed their analysis through the lens of hostile takeovers, which they reasoned cause considerable stress in the boardroom. “The health implications of stress are a very under-studied dimension for many jobs,” the researchers explain. “We

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Preview Thursday: Benefit Corporation Law and Governance: Pursuing Profit with Purpose

Lead Change Blog

I spent almost 30 years as a lawyer in private practice, advising business leaders on Delaware corporate law issues – addressing matters like preferred stock financings, IPOs, mergers, hostile takeovers, proxy contests, corporate governance and fiduciary issues.

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How Stress Ages CEOs

The Horizons Tracker

A number of states enacted laws to prohibit hostile takeovers of firms, with this appearing to significantly reduce the stress experienced by CEOs. The authors note that before the recession, there appeared to be a much smaller gap between distressed and non-distressed CEOs, with the gap staying fairly stable.

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What We Can Learn About Unity from Hostile Takeovers

Harvard Business Review

Power transfers can be fraught. But there is a path forward.

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Management Styles

Strategy Driven

That’s my concern that financial-only focus without regard to other corporate dynamics bespeaks of hostile takeovers, ill-advised rollups and corporate raider activity in search of acquiring existing books of business.

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The Big Picture of Business – Corporate Cultures Reflect Business Progress and Growth.

Strategy Driven

That’s my concern that financial-only focus without regard to other corporate dynamics bespeaks of hostile takeovers, ill-advised rollups and corporate raider activity in search of acquiring existing books of business.

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A Short History of Golden Parachutes

Harvard Business Review

This was quickly followed by the era of hostile takeovers in the 1980s. The junk bond market made financing large takeovers possible and even the biggest among the Fortune 500 firms were no longer safe from a forced acquisition. In the past, such takeovers had largely been restricted to the world of smaller firms.