The beginning of a new year is always a good time to be reconsidering one's reading list. With apologies to friends who have written terrific books on leadership and corporate social responsibility, the following are the five books (in alphabetical order) that I think leaders should be reading (or in some cases, re-reading) this year. Some of them are new, some are more vintage, but all of them have lessons for leaders that are not only worthwhile, but increasing important in our highly competitive and chaotic world.
Whirlpool Corporation is celebrating nearly a decade of recognition as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. FORTUNE Magazine has placed Whirlpool Corporation on its distinguished list for the ninth consecutive year.
Alice Korngold, President and CEO of Korngold Consulting LLC, has recently released the results of her study 2018 Nonprofit Board Leadership Study in partnership with IMPACT2030, a private sector collaboration with the United Nations, corporations and nonprofit organizations.
FORTUNE magazine issued its 2019 Most Admired Companies ranking, and PNC once again placed No. 2 in the Superregional category. FORTUNE and its partner, Korn Ferry, began with a universe of about 1,500 candidates: the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue, along with non-U.S. companies in FORTUNE’s Global 500 database that have revenues of $10 billion or more. They then winnowed the assortment to the highest-revenue companies in each industry, a total of 680 in 30 countries.
Company Receives Honor for the Third Consecutive Year
LAS VEGAS, January 22, 2019 /3BL Media/–Las Vegas Sands (NYSE: LVS) has been named one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” in Fortune’s annual list of the world’s most respected and reputable businesses, repeating 2017 and 2018 appearances on the list of global corporate leaders. Created by industry peers, analysts and leaders, Sands has made the list a total of six times over the past seven years.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has again been named to FORTUNE’s "World’s Most Admired Companies” list, topping the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category for the sixth consecutive year.
This marks the 19th time Arrow has appeared on the list that is based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts.
37 Benevity clients were listed among America’s Most JUST Companies
At Benevity, we have the honor of helping purpose-driven companies achieve positive social and business outcomes through software that makes it easier for them and, more importantly, their people to give, volunteer and take action around causes they care about. You’ve likely heard plenty about the business benefits of building a culture of Goodness—like attracting, retaining and engagingemployees, driving higher profitability and earnings, and enhancing brand reputation.
The 2019 Gender-Equality Index highlights 230 firms that are trailblazers in their commitment to transparency in workplace gender reporting
DETROIT, January 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today announced that it is one of 230 companies selected for the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), which distinguishes companies committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality. The index doubled in size from 2018 and includes firms from 10 sectors headquartered across 36 countries and regions.