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Does Information Technology Support Corporate Goals?

Do you ask yourself, “For all the money we plow into IT, are we getting a competitive edge,” and find you don’t know the answer? You’re not alone.

Chief Executive September 1 1988


HEALTH CARESTo the Editor:I read the roundtable discussion in the January/February 1988 issue of Chief Executive with interest. There is [...]

Chief Executive September 1 1988

Nota Bene

RUSSELL PALMERRisk has been one of Russ Palmer’s favorite themes during his five eventful years as Dean of the Wharton [...]

Chief Executive September 1 1988


“Bill is one of the best chief executives I’ve met in my business career,” says Ryder System’s Tony Burns, who [...]

Chief Executive CEO of the Year July 1 1988


JOHN J. CREEDONTo John Creedon, CEO of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, his firm’s slogan, `Get Met, It Pays,’ is more [...]

Chief Executive November 1 1987

World Class Manufacturing

Manufacturing is exhibiting a renaissance driven by increased competition worldwide, but what does it take to be truly world-class today? CEOs who gathered in Chicago to explore this question rated themselves-on average-a 71/2 on a scale of one to 10, but gave U.S. manufacturing-as a whole-a mere five.

Chief Executive November 1 1987


IS FAILURE FINAL?Thanks to the information revolution, you can say goodbye to the second chance. The computer is less forgiving [...]

Chief Executive November 1 1987


HOW TO PAY FOREIGN MANAGERSTo the Editor:I enjoyed reading Robert Lear’s column, “Rethinking Executive Compensation” (Spring 1987). It was timely [...]

Chief Executive November 1 1987

What The Chip Wars Taught Intel’s Andy Grove

Bloodied by the worst slump in its history, U.S. semiconductor makers, says Grove, will have to be “agile giants,” and pugnacious protectors of their technology.

Chief Executive November 1 1987


“He’s something of a superstar executive,” says McDonnell-Douglas’s CEO Sanford McDonnell. “He’s personable, good looking and has a lot of [...]

Chief Executive CEO of the Year July 1 1987

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