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Kathy Keeton

It’s mind-boggling. You’re in another world!” Kathy Keeton is raving about one of her favorite subjects, virtual reality, but her [...]

Peter Lacey May 1 1992

When Will EIS Deliver?

After learning the hard way that executive information system technology is not a corporate panacea, chief executives are implementing enterprise intelligence systems to revitalize business from the top down.

Jeffrey P.Stamen April 1 1992

In The Driver’s Seat

A BETTER IDEA: REDEFINING THE WAY AMERICANS WORK By Donald E. Petersen and John Hillkirk, Houghton Mifflin, 274 pp., $22.95.The [...]

Lawrence G. Blackmon April 1 1992

Atlanta Games

In 1996, the business capital of the New South will bask in the Olympic spotlight. But will the injection of capital provided by the games defuse the city’s subtle racial tensions or rehabilitate battered downtown neighborhoods?

Peter Lacey April 1 1992

The Performance Puzzle

All firms aim for strong performance, but few worry about what comprises such performance. Perhaps they should. The current run [...]

Marshall W. Meyer April 1 1992

Getting To Team

After a decade of financial maneuvering and restructuring, a competitive advantage in the 1990s can only come from one untapped source: the workforce. CEOs are rethinking how to empower people with a shared vision of their businesses’ future. The trouble is that not enough CEOs are following through.

Chief Executive April 1 1992

High Cost, Lower Risk

Senior managers are using derivatives to guard against fluctuations in energy prices. But such instruments can also enhance a competitive position, protect revenues, or bolster planning abilities.

Andrew J. Hall April 1 1992

Blithe Spirits

Bucking declining North American demand for spirits, Guinness ranks as the world’s most profitable alcoholic drinks company. Having retaken control of its distribution networks, the company is pushing pricey, upscale brands in the hope of repositioning scotch as status. Interested in a $500 bottle?

JP Donlon April 1 1992

Hierarchical Pipedram

Bob: Well, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 1992 Strategic Executive Retreat of Intergroup Holdings Unlimited. It’s my particular pleasure [...]

Robert Bittlestone April 1 1992

Delight On Demand

Customer delight-the competitive edge of the 90s-depends on the timely delivery of products and services. Toward that end, one expedient may be to level demand’s peaks and valleys.

Dan Miller And Hal Mather April 1 1992

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