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A CEO Copes With Chapter 11

What strikes fear into even the flintiest chief executive? Two possibilities: Having the board of directors withdraw its support and filing for Chapter 11. But horrors aside, running the bankruptcy gauntlet can actually be instructive.

Wayne E. Waldera June 1 1992

Environmentalist, Heal Thyself

HEALING THE PLANET: STRATEGIES FOR RESOLVING THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRISIS By Paul R. Erlich and Anne H. Erlich, Addison-Wesley, 366 pp., [...]

Ronald Bailey Green Business May 1 1992

Seven Deadly Sins Of Energy Waste

I ‘m going to stick my neck out by saying that businesses nationwide waste millions each year on water and [...]

Dan Waters May 1 1992

The 10 Percent Solution

Runaway health-care costs would not have fooled Vilfredo Pareto. If he were alive today, the 19th century Italian-Swiss economist and [...]

John Burry Jr. May 1 1992

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

Relaunching A Conservative Ship Of State

With the party conventions and national elections just ahead, many business executives soon will find themselves in a quandary: Do [...]

Edwin J. Feulner May 1 1992

Escape To Fantasy Island

Shopping for a vacation bargain? For a scant $20 million, you can put down roots in a tropical paradise.

Brenda Fine May 1 1992

Jon C. Madonna

As competition sharpens in the accounting industry, Jon C. Madonna, chairman and chief executive of KPMG Peat Marwick, is wagering [...]

Judith Rehak May 1 1992

James Worth

Every time physicists in Upton, NY, and Dallas attempt to recreate the Big Bang, Oxford Superconducting Technology will play a [...]

Paul Helou May 1 1992

Rene Anselmo

In 1988, an explosion in French Guiana launched a new career for Rene Anselmo. The explosion could also have buried [...]

Peter Lacey May 1 1992

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