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Description:  Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM), facing a shareholder vote on whether to split its chief executive and chairman roles, agreed to study the overhaul of its management structure to avoid a public showdown at its investors’ meeting this month.

Source:  Bloomberg.com

Date: 07/01/2011

Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-06-30/rim-said-investor-s-proposal-to-split-roles-withdrawn-as-committee-formed.html

Questions for discussion:

  • What does this report have to say about who controls the management of large firms?
  • Summarize the management issues in play for the company today?

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