RIGHT after college, Jim Chirico, Avaya's president and CEO, wanted to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation and he came pretty close to bagging his dream job...

GETTING a friendly thwack over the head with a rolled up brochure was not what this reporter was expecting after an interview, but Joseph "Yossi" Vardi is anything but ordinary...

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STANDARD Chartered chairman Jose Vinals will have you know that he succumbs to temptation, and his sin of choice today is biscotti. "Leave it here, leave it here," he says, pointing to the...

IF a firm cares about long-term prosperity - or indeed, long-term survival - then it has to care about environmental sustainability.

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