British retail giant Sports Direct, which is owned by billionaire boss and Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley, has made “strategic US investments” in two American sporting businesses, opening the door to brands including rapper Jay-Z’s Rocawear.
Elinor Hull, associate director at LOC Consulting, puts forward her case for dropping the outdated term "strategy" in favour of a more relevant, and useful, approach – bringing together the right language and action to underscore intentions.
A statement from UK Business Secretary Vince Cable in April this year in relation to the remuneration of company executives, in particular within the banking sector, has got a range of academics from the US, the UK, and Europe rather agitated.
Stakeholder relationship management is not necessarily a new concept, but like so many things in the world of 21st century business, we seem to have adopted a label for it.
It isn't easy for a company director to manage stakeholders while also fulfilling your director duties to the best you can. But there are ways to balance the two – here is how.
Reputation can make or break a company. Managing it among a connected public is more about convincing than telling, explains Matthew Maxwell.