A recent mass exodus of CEOs proved that the sorrow associated with parting is often far from sweet. In fact, sometimes it leaves a sour taste with staying power. Under fire for shady dealings ranging from sinking finances and sexual indiscretions to illegal activities and downright ethical impotency, a large number of high-profile CEOs became a part of a disappearing act so impressive that it felt Copperfieldian. Make no mistake, however, this is no illusion. New governance and societal trends are transforming the corporate landscape. Read more