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Corporations that won’t think team, won’t make it.

Allan Cox March 1 1989


NEXT: NINE SYMPHONIES TO BE DIVESTED IN BEETHOVEN, CORP. BREAKUP The chairman of the board of the William Butler Yeats [...]

Chief Executive March 1 1989

Calling George Smiley

Forget James Bond. Modern business intelligence is closer to John LeCarre’s character; relying on persistent prodding and lateral thinking rather than flashy gadgets hidden in shoe soles. The best source for what your competitors are doing is often your own organization.

Leonard M. Fuld March 1 1989

ESOPs: And, Facts

Employee ownership is not new, but recent tax law changes, coupled with the threat of hostile takeovers, are creating interest in employee stock ownership plans. Beware the counterfeit ESOP, however.

Chief Executive March 1 1989

Beat The “Success” Tax

The new 15 percent excise tax affecting retirement plans calls for difficult decisions now to avoid unnecessary taxes in the future.

David L. Buchholz March 1 1989

Empowering Employees

Long a technological leader in the steel industry, Nucor is employing a commercially untested process which may catapult the $1 billion “mini-mill” into becoming the seventh largest U.S. steelmaker. Its real secret weapon, however, isn’t the technology.

Chief Executive March 1 1989

Nota Bene

RICHARD A. CLARKEFree at last!” exclaimed Pacific Gas and Electric‘s CEO Richard A. Clarke last October. The nation’s biggest public [...]

Chief Executive March 1 1989

Coping With Legal Uncertainty In Business Decisions

In moving towards vague standards where ideals of “fairness” and “good faith” merge with rules of liability, even ethical decisions are not immune to the legal process. There are ways to minimize risk, however.

G. Richard Shell March 1 1989

$100 Billion More Or Less

There is good reason to predict that by the year 2010 the United States and the European Economic Community will [...]

Murray Weidenbaum March 1 1989

What’s a ceo worth?

COMPENSATION CONUNDRUMIn the September/October issue of Chief Executive, an article titled ‘What’s a CEO Worth” by David Meredith, Chairman and [...]

Chief Executive March 1 1989

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