Getting people to identify with your company sounds ideal, in theory. But business leaders need to work on releasing their employees from corporate peer pressure. By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Jul 9, 2012 9:30 AM ET
Amid reports that J.P. Morgan's London unit trade losses could climb as high as $9 billion, some are wondering whether it's time to seriously reconsider CEO Jamie Dimon's fate at the bank. By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Jun 28, 2012 12:24 PM ET
In all the hullabaloo and consternation about J.P. Morgan's oversized bets, we have glossed over the elephant in the room: executive pay at banks is in need of a major makeover. By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Jun 14, 2012 9:12 AM ET
The two companies' boards failed to heed risk and compliance warnings from its shareholders, which could have saved both companies considerable trouble. By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - May 21, 2012 1:26 PM ET
Shareholders were kept out of Wells Fargo and Peabody Energy's annual meetings, in what has been a concerning trend this proxy season. Will we see a repeat at Bank of America? By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - May 8, 2012 5:40 PM ET
Several major companies are seeing shareholders take steps to monitor corporate political spending, but at WellPoint board members up for reelection are facing a no vote campaign. By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - May 8, 2012 9:53 AM ET
Some of the nation's greatest corporations started with a few people. But when trouble hits, they need to be held accountable to their many shareholders.
FORTUNE -- I don't know about you, but my head is spinning. Google, Wal-Mart, News Corp, Chesapeake Energy. We all know absolute power corrupts, but the apparent level of ethical challenge at these public, founder-controlled companies is mind-boggling.
Worse, these companies not only do damage to themselves MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - May 4, 2012 10:24 AM ET
Google's founders recently announced a new corporate structure designed to perpetuate their grip over the company. Everyone should beware.
FORTUNE -- Google's founders announced a plan designed to perpetuate their ironclad grip on the long-term governance of the company.
With the board's blessing, the company will issue a new non-voting class of shares to existing shareholders. Because the founders currently hold majority-voting rights, the plan does not require that shareholders give their MOREEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Apr 27, 2012 11:52 AM ET
Wells Fargo's upcoming annual meeting could prove to be just as significant as the pay rebuke Citigroup suffered last week. Here are some of the key issues at stake. By Eleanor BloxhamEleanor Bloxham, CEO of The Value Alliance - Apr 23, 2012 11:30 AM ET
Whether they understand them or not, all taxpayers have been sucked into the derivatives virtual reality game, and at great cost. By Eleanor BloxhamApr 16, 2012 10:53 AM ET
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