For ASX100 chiefs, experience in the US or Europe is a common ticket to leadership. But few have worked in Asia — and none have studied there.
Former UK newspaper editor Piers Morgan must be wishing he'd kept his mouth shut about phone hacking over the years, instead of shooting it off at every possible opportunity.
Politicians are railing against him, social media is in meltdown and advertisers are pulling their spending. Yet, despite his insensitive comments about Julia Gillard’s father to the Sydney University Liberal Club, Alan Jones’ status as the king of talkback seems as assured as ever.
While names like Rinehart, Forest and Palmer dominate headlines in the mining sector, and business leaders and politicians are prominent in economic debates, it can be hard to identify those who speak for the sector that is fundamentally transforming Australian business and society as we move into a digital age.
Tony Abbott can’t turn a trick on IR — he’s in trouble no matter what he says, and plenty of it is friendly fire.
Sue Morphet stepped down as CEO of listed clothing maker Pacific Brands today. Does she deserve insults or accolades?
Tony Abbott was ejected from Parliament yesterday by the Deputy Speaker of the House Anna Burke because he can't take orders from a powerful woman, according to some Labor members. But Abbott takes orders from one particularly powerful woman every day.
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