"With such a high price tag for Super Bowl ads, the pressure is on in 2024 for advertisers to create memorable and impactful commercials that connect with millions of viewers — and, for Bud Light, to distance itself from controversy."
"Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong was found not guilty by a Seoul court on Monday on charges of stock manipulation and accounting fraud connected to a controversial merger in 2015 of two Samsung affiliates."
"This clip rewinds to 2005, when CNN spoke to Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Back then the platform was known as ‘The Facebook’ and was an online social network for college students. With hopes to update what was then known as the traditional freshman year face book, it soon became a well-connected cyber community for students. Now, on its 20th anniversary the organization and other prominent tech companies, are under fire for not doing enough to protect young users."
"I don't know about you, but I ride mass transit every day. Granted, it is the city of San Francisco, and it is one of the most connected cities in the country, but I'm sure the same axiom would hold across every urban area in the U.S. Until today, I just assumed this from personal experience; but t..."
"For many years, CEOs regarded boards as necessary evils. Their goal was to stack the board with people who wouldn't challenge management's authority. After Enron and Sarbanes-Oxley, boards veered in the other direction--they included more independenty directors who were more inclined to challenge an..."
"Countrywide Financial Chief Executive Officer Angelo Mozilo seems to have finally obtained some public relations advice--he's announcing that he'll voluntarily give up $37.5 million in severance and consulting pay in connection with Bank of America's takeover of his failed firm. He made this announ..."
"The disconnect between front-line workers and management is one of the oldest stories in the business world. It has fueled strikes, hampered productivity and soured work environments for as long as there have been org charts.
But there is more to it than pay scale and the burden of responsibility..."
"Beauty and business are not necessarily topics you'd think of as going together, but most of us have heard of studies linking good looks and career advancement. It certainly doesn't seem fair, but is it true? In a strange choice of Christmas special, the Economist recently took a look at the issue...."
"Ever since the Enron-era scandals, boards have been becoming more independent, better-organized and tougher on management. Without a doubt, much of that has been necessary.
But the great risk is that boards overshoot their core mission and discourage executives from taking risks. This is the hear..."
"One might say Google paid too much for YouTube, but did they? I mean, really, did they? Year-over-year, daily online video watchers has doubled, meaning 48% of internet users now make video part of their online fare. This is certainly a larger figure than was reported earlier this year, but it certa..."
"Trading in dead bodies and body parts probably isn't a glamorous profession--some might even view it as ethically squishy and, for many of us, emotionally squeamish.
But in our current way of teaching medicine, cadavers are a necessary training resource. They have to be procured from somewhere, a..."