Why the global supply chain cracked under COVID
Jun 14, 2024

Why the global supply chain cracked under COVID

The pandemic nearly broke the global supply chain. We discuss its weaknesses. Plus, how is CEO pay determined?

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How is CEO compensation determined?

Tesla shareholders voted to restore CEO Elon Musk’s record pay package, which was thrown out by a Delaware judge earlier this year. But the package is likely to be tied up in courts. All of this raises questions about how CEOs are paid in general. Let’s chat more with Erik Gordon, professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.

There's a logic to the chaos of the global supply chain

Jun 14, 2024
Peter Goodman of The New York Times discusses the complex inner workings of our fragile system and why it broke down during the pandemic.
Increasing resilience would be costly and reduce profitability at many supply chain businesses, author Peter Goodman explains. Above, shipping containers at the Port of Oakland in California.
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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
Lis Mahy Producer, BBC