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Miscellany

PEPSI, PLEASE, BUT LOCK THE DOORIf a product is to be sold internationally, the brand name must be tested for [...]

Chief Executive October 1 1992

CEO OF THE YEAR 1992

JP Donlon CEO of the Year July 1 1992

Seeing Green

A couple of weeks ago, I took my son Gordon to see the cows that safely graze on the grounds [...]

Joe Queenan July 1 1992

Letters

TAX TALKTo the Editor:I’m writing regarding your roundtable on Taxation and Growth, held in Washington this year (CE: June 1992).I [...]

Chief Executive July 1 1992

Primus Inter Pares

Choosing a Chief Executive of the Year is not easy, even for CEOs. Each year, we ask our CEO and [...]

JP Donlon July 1 1992

20/20 Vision Indecision

Bob: So it’s agreed then. We’ll give them 24 hours to get over their Labor Day hangover, then on September [...]

Robert Bittlestone July 1 1992

Gift It Or Lose It

Keeping assets out of Uncle Sam’s hands can be a taxing experience for some executives. One estate-planning strategy-a charitable remainder trust-sidesteps taxes and guarantees retirement income.

Carl Reichardt July 1 1992

An Artistic Indulgence

 “I enjoy the experience of handling and reading a book that is superbly printed on great paper with the text [...]

Peter Lacey July 1 1992

LA Flawed

The burning and looting that followed the Rodney King verdict compounded the problems of a city already reeling from an exodus of manufacturers and lobs. But the riots may have sounded a wake-up call for a CEO community traditionally fragmented and apathetic about community issues.

Peter Lacey July 1 1992

Corporate Alignment In An Era Of Shareholder Power

In recent years, shareholders have consolidated their clout and pressed for a greater say in corporate governance. In response to proxy fights, hostile takeover offers, and quiet negotiations, many firms have cut costs, tightened their focus on core units, and dumped executive perks.

Michael Useem July 1 1992

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