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America’s Best and Worst Boards 1994

In light of the turmoil in corporate governance, Chief Executive asked two longtime governance experts to identify five boards that meet and five that fail the new account-ability paradigm. Their effort posits some ground rules for additional reform.

Robert W. Lear And Boriz Yavitz Governance/Compliance April 1 1994

Client/Server Religion: Should You Convert?

In the beginning, there was the mainframe. On the second day, it begat a theology in which proselytes worshipped at [...]

Randall K. Fields April 1 1994

Robert Herres

You won’t find many CEOs who first learned about technology in the cockpit of a Sabrejet. One such is Robert [...]

Judith Rehak April 1 1994


TOUGH TALK, DOLL Barbie, the world’s best-selling doll, celebrated her 35th birthday at the recent New York toy fair, having [...]

Chief Executive April 1 1994

Double Standards

Here’s a formula to determine whether major legislation being considered by Congress is really good for America: If Congress is [...]

Edwin J. Feulner April 1 1994

Robert J. Ratliff

The family farm is nearly extinct. There are 2.1 million farmers in North America, but 50 percent of farm equipment [...]

Russell Shaw April 1 1994

The BS Factor

THE TRUST FACTOR: LIBERATING PROFITS & RESTORING CORPORATE VITALITY By John 0. Whitney, McGraw-Hill, $22.95, 235 pp.Can corporate bureaucracy and [...]

Donald N. Frey April 1 1994

Stamps Of Approval

As an investment, rare stamps can outstrip the S&P 500. But many CEO philatelists are passionate about what others see only as gummed paper.

Peter Lacey March 1 1994

Linking Business Stratey with Information Technology

So much money spent; so little to show for it. That’s one take on IT’s impact. Yet there are signs that we are on the verge of a giant transformation.

Chief Executive March 1 1994

The Wizard Is Oz

The high-tech transformation of UPS by CEO Oz Nelson demonstrates that the top guy needn’t be a “techie” to make a big? buck investment work.

Chief Executive March 1 1994

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