As activist shareholders -- at Yahoo and elsewhere -- gain prominence, corporate management ought to take notice now if they don't want to hand over the reins. By Shelley DuBoisApr 2, 2012 10:46 AM ET
Boardroom battles and power plays shaped this year's U.S. list, which boasts eight new faces and - surprise! - a new No. 1.
By Beth Kowitt & Rupali Arora
There's been plenty of turmoil atop Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women list. Meg Whitman crashed the party, coming in at No. 9 when she became CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ). (As CEO of eBay (EBAY), she was on the list from 1999 to 2007.) Longtime MPW Carol Bartz lost her job MORESep 29, 2011 7:00 AM ET
Three years ago, his resume was impeccable. Now, top recruiters and management experts told Fortune the charismatic CEO's performance could end up permanently tarnishing his reputation.
By Shelley DuBois, reporter
FORTUNE -- His résumé was to die for. Tim Armstrong had been Google's first salesman and, as president of American operations, presided over the firm's explosive expansion. He'd forged relationships with the world's biggest advertisers and solidified his reputation with a generation MORESep 13, 2011 11:35 AM ET
Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz's ouster and her blunt email to the company's entire workforce raises questions about firing protocol in today's working world. By Katherine Reynolds LewisSep 12, 2011 12:36 PM ET
Today Yahoo (YHOO) reported its earnings, which beat street estimates. As far as earnings go, they were pretty typical of today, actually better than some. They had earnings, for example. More than people thought they would, actually.
On the other hand, profits were down from last year as revenue fell in the first quarter. Of course it did. Whose didn't? As quarters go, the first was a stinker. Nobody has anything very good to say MOREBing - Apr 22, 2009 12:23 PM ET
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