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IBM’s Corporate Evolution by Design

An iconic brand, IBM has evolved over the years as it introduced new technology and products. What hasn't changed, however, is the corporate culture. In the 1960's, longtime CEO Thomas J. Watson Sr. knew that in order to be successful a company, IBM had to adhere faithfully to its core beliefs. Here's how Sam Palmisano has reinforced core company ideals.

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M&A 2011 Style: The Cultural Fit Factor

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Why do 75 to 80 percent of mergers and acquisitions fail to meet financial projections or return on shareholder value? Companies ignore the necessity of culture fit when combining workforces. An enormous amount of money is being lost; here's how to capture it.

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An Inversion of Values

When Johnson & Johnson reversed the values of its credo of putting its customers first, it became an imitative player. In 2010 the company had to weather a year of recalls and setbacks. So what went wrong and how can the company fix itself?

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It Pays to Have Fun at Work

Away from the serious every day news of the trials and tribulations, success and failures of CEOs are stories of some CEOs gone wild, those who knowingly indulged in fun of the dubious kind on their jobs at the cost of sense of honor. And then there are reports and surveys that say many CEOs like work and fun to ...

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