The U.S. has a business culture that doesn't like top-down mandates or term limits, yet evidence suggests that businesses with more diverse boards perform better. What to do?
FORTUNE – Compared to many countries, the United States is progressive in terms of women's rights. But when it comes to pushing businesses to increase their ranks of female leaders, European and Asian nations leave the U.S. in the dust.
On December 12, European MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Jan 4, 2013 12:04 PM ET
The Republican strategist spoke with Fortune about why leading a super PAC is easier than building a political campaign and how he can't do anything about being a myth.
FORTUNE -- To some, Karl Rove is the heart and soul of the GOP. He has a long history of counseling prominent Republicans. Most memorably, he designed George W. Bush's successful presidential campaigns in 2000 and 2004. Recently, he co-founded and helped MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Jan 4, 2013 10:15 AM ET
The Onion editor Will Tracy discusses the art of making jokes out of terrible things and why it's important to subvert real news outlets. Interview by Shelley DuBoisShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Dec 12, 2012 12:06 PM ET
Can the gaming company learn from the likes of Blockbuster and Borders and avoid a common fate? By Shelley DuBoisShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Dec 7, 2012 10:48 AM ET
Because many chief execs control so much money and we pay them so handsomely, we want to believe they deserve to be treated like stars. Most of the time, we are building ourselves up for disappointment. How to break the cycle. By Shelley DuBoisShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Dec 3, 2012 5:00 AM ET
For starters, business and political leaders may want to take the term "climate change" out of the conversation.
FORTUNE -- In New York, it is not political suicide to talk about climate change. "In just 14 months, two hurricanes have forced us to evacuate neighborhoods -- something our city government had never done before," wrote New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an op-ed published in Bloomberg News' "view" section. "Our MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 28, 2012 10:20 AM ET
Robot Chicken's Seth Green and John Harvatine discuss the trials of pitching Robot Chicken to Harrison Ford and why the company has an RV for a conference room.
FORTUNE – The folks behind Cartoon Network's Robot Chicken care, deeply, about what happens to a Miley Cyrus doll. To make it onto the show, that doll must have started as a writer's brainchild, survived the pitch process, and undergone hours of arduous stop-motion MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 26, 2012 11:42 AM ET
For the second year in a row, Fortune readers have chosen Buffett as their Businessperson of the Year.
FORTUNE -- After five rounds of voting, with 32 contenders over the course of one week, the people have spoken, and they have called for the Oracle. The winner of Fortune's Businessperson of the Year, reader's choice edition, is Warren Buffett, for the second year in a row.
Last year, the Berkshire Hathaway (BRKA) MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 16, 2012 7:54 AM ET
The presidential candidates ran campaigns that were, in many ways, fueled by divisive politics. Now that it is over, how do we recover?
FORTUNE -- It's over, thank goodness, the election is over. Americans all over the ideological map can, at least, celebrate together that the attack ads, snarky debates, and divisive narratives of this presidential race have come to an end.
The ability to agree on that, or anything, may be MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 8, 2012 1:27 PM ET
The Princeton professor and former State Department official discusses her take on leadership and work-life balance.
FORTUNE -- In what felt like a knockdown, drag out election season, we heard plenty about the problems in Washington and improving the lives of American women. As a foreign policy professor and a woman who has worked in Washington, Anne-Marie Slaughter knows these issues all too well.
Slaughter currently teaches at Princeton, but last year, MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Nov 7, 2012 12:35 PM ET
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