Five Things You Should Read

August 28, 2017

Hurricane Harvey hits U.S. petroleum industry, Uber’s new CEO, and the difference between lawyer and MBA leaders.

Uber Picks Expedia's Dara Khosrowshahi as New CEO

Reuters

Khosrowshahi would take on the daunting task of mending Uber’s image.

For CFOs, Opportunities to Move Up Are Limited

CFO

Few finance chiefs get a chance to be CEO, and those at midsize companies often lose out on bigger CFO jobs to divisional finance leaders at larger firms.

Do Lawyers Make Better CEOs Than MBAs?

Harvard Business Review

Might a difference in education influence how CEOs behave when it comes to setting a course and trimming corporate sails?

Oil Markets Roiled as Hurricane Harvey Hits U.S. Petroleum Industry

Fox Business

U.S. crude futures fell as the U.S. refinery shutdowns could reduce demand for American crude.

How Women Leaders Can Help Each Other

Fortune

Successful business executives talk about the Fortune / State Department Global Women’s Mentorship Partnership.