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A Decade Of Winners

In becoming chief executive of the year, a CEO is judged MVP by his peers-not by the corporate equivalents of coaches, owners, sportswriters, or fans. A 10-year retrospective of the award reveals how those at the top size up their peers.

Chief Executive July 1 1995

A Healthy Choice For Transition

Turnaround and acquisitions wizard Mike Harper took food leviathan ConAgra from poorhouse to penthouse. But new CEO Phil Fletcher, hamstrung by sagging brand loyalty and cutthroat price wars in frozen entrees, may find it hard to keep up the pace.

Chief Executive November 1 1992

A Little Perspective on the Housing Bubble

IF A STOCK YOU OWNED, during the middle of the night, doubled in price due to some unusual temporary credit [...]

Chief Executive Final Word June 1 2008

A Lotus Blossoms


The new Elise roadster is sweet temptation.

Chief Executive CEO Life December 2 2004

A Message To CEO Bashers

How Bashing CEOs Hurts the Economy

Chief Executive April 1 2004

A Natural Selection

Darwin’s theory that only the strong survive may have been a prescient flash about giant Genentech and the cutthroat biotechnology industry. Now 16 years old, the concern has continued to outshine most younger, flashier competitors.

Chief Executive May 1 1992

A New Assault on Management

The battle for control of the American corporation is by no means over. The movement to introduce more “shareholder democracy” [...]

Chief Executive October 1 2003

A New View of Taiwan and China

AS OUR STORY on Taiwan (page 16) reveals, more than 1 million Taiwanese live on the Chinese mainland, and large [...]

Chief Executive December 2 2005

A Spring of Discontent

More shareholder resolutions will be filed this spring than ever before. That’s the message from the Investor Responsibility Research Center, [...]

Chief Executive April 1 2003

A Tale of the Tubes

By now, we’re accustomed to seeing manufacturing get shipped overseas, much of it to China. And we’re used to watching [...]

Chief Executive October 1 2003

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