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Witch Hunt or Failure of Nerve?

Writing in The American Spectator  (€˜White Collar Witch Hunt,” September 2005) the Cato Institute’s Stephen Moore asked why “Republicans so [...]

JP Donlon Conversations with the Editor June 13 2006

Why Media Coverage of Business is So Bad–and Why It May Be Time for CEOs to “Adopt” a Journalist

It all comes down to a simple idea creating quality takes money. The best quality of business and economic information [...]

William J. Holstein Conversations with the Editor April 19 2006

Five reasons why it’s time for CEOs to help shape the China debate

There’s a major disconnect between Washington and America’s CEOs. As Chinese President Hu Jintao prepares to arrive in the United [...]

William J. Holstein Conversations with the Editor April 12 2006

Feedback

A Clarification on “Mandates”In the article entitled “Can Technology Heal the Health Care Industry?”(March 2006), you attributed a quote to [...]

Chief Executive Conversations with the Editor April 10 2006

If Not Rick Wagoner, Then Who?

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n1. Changing a culture takes five years. Wagoner is in year one. A new leader would also be in year one. Maybe a half year penalty for the change.
n2. Didn’t take over North American ops soon enough . . . almost seems like one of the points the board might have on the reasons for firing.
n3. Pay cuts and exempt firings are needed. A bankruptcy would allow the logical equivalent to happen to the hourly folks.
n4. I agree with your fourth point.”"

Including A Late Model Corvette).n<font Conversations with the Editor April 4 2006

The six things CEOs don’t understand about PR people

 There’s a huge gulf between chief executive officers and their public relations people, whether on staff or at an outside [...]

Bill Holstein Conversations with the Editor March 28 2006

CEOs Voting With Their Feet

Dell’s decision to double its workforce in India to 20,000 people and Wal-Mart’s plan to hire 150,000 people in China are part of a massive shift in hiring patterns.

Bill Holstein Conversations with the Editor March 21 2006

The 6 Business Books That Ought To Be Written

After picking the Six Worst Business Books last week, several respondents challenged me to offer my ideas for new business books.

Bill Holstein Conversations with the Editor March 21 2006

My Pet Peeves: Why Does Anyone Listen to Economists?

Doesn’t anybody know that economists don’t know what they’re talking about?

William J. Holstein Editor In Chief Chief Executiv Conversations with the Editor March 7 2006

Who Are the Protectionists Now?

The United States and Europe, leaders of the global economy, seem to be going on the defensive.

Chief Executive Conversations with the Editor February 28 2006

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