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Being a CEO has its perks, but tenure isn't one of them

Carly Fiorina led Hewlett-Packard's takeover of Compaq, but was canned afterward. Carly Fiorina led Hewlett-Packard's takeover of Compaq, but was canned afterward. (Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News/file 2007)
By Robert Weisman
Globe Columnist / May 11, 2008

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Pity the put-upon CEOs. Let us count their burdens: Heavy expectations from impatient boards of directors. Intensified pressure from shareholders, unions, and competitors. Onerous scrutiny from regulators. And zero job security. (Full article: 888 words)

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