U.S. insurer Cigna has teamed up with China Merchants Bank to bring insurance and reliable health care to the country's rising middle class.
By Charles P. Wallace
FORTUNE -- (SHANGHAI) By 8 a.m., Renji Hospital, founded in 1848 by Western missionaries and still one of China's best medical centers, is already in a state of chaos. A veritable sea of patients is crammed into the reception area, waiting impatiently to see MOREMay 28, 2013 5:00 AM ET
How can a company expect to survive, let alone thrive, if half of its talent pool is excluded from key positions? Most companies can't even recognize they have a problem with gender discrimination.May 24, 2013 11:52 AM ET
To attract and retain the next generation of talented individuals, companies must develop effective ways of living their values.May 24, 2013 10:41 AM ET
In a sudden shakeup, Bob McDonald is out as CEO, and former CEO AG Lafley is in. Bill Ackman says he's pleased.
By Jennifer Reingold
FORTUNE -- "I'm going to prove you wrong." That's what Procter & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald said to me on April 29th, when we crossed paths at Fortune's Brainstorm Green conference in Laguna Niguel. It was an awkward moment: Just over two months earlier, I had MOREMay 24, 2013 7:17 AM ET
A new study suggests that American insurers may start prohibiting premium payments via debit or credit card, a move that will put Americans without bank accounts in a major bind.Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter - May 24, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Culture changes at banks come and go, but many fail. How Barclays plans to pull this off.May 23, 2013 2:13 PM ET
Federal law entitles you to unpaid time off for family health issues (or your own), but how do you answer coworkers who resent it?Anne Fisher, contributor - May 23, 2013 11:55 AM ET
At a time when their very survival seems up in the air, how can firms spot and hire the few candidates that will thrive in Big Law?May 23, 2013 10:53 AM ET
While short-term shareholders may cheer the J.P. Morgan CEO's retention of the chair spot, this will harm the board's ability to rein in risk.Eleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - May 22, 2013 1:08 PM ET
Towns are taking a page from the corporate world in an effort to make strapped municipal governments more efficient.
By Verne Kopytoff, contributor
FORTUNE -- City governments aren't exactly known for innovation. "Get in line," "fill out this form" and "you need a permit" are the bureaucracy's invariable responses to virtually any question. Municipal technology is also often mired in the past: paper files, outdated computer systems and an aversion to sharing MOREMay 22, 2013 7:40 AM ET
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