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Gold: Glitter or Glut?

Gold is up when oil is up because Arabs go in and out of gold the way Westerners go in and out of banks. But can they buy enough to drive gold prices back to $850 an ounce?

Harry M.Conger October 1 1990

Missionaries For Democracy?

The apparent collapse of the communist threat around the world raises the important question of what principles should guide U.S. [...]

Chief Executive October 1 1990

A Little Glasnost Of Our Own

Mainland Chinese women, according to a recent New York Times report, consider “comrade” a weary and outdated form of address [...]

JP Donlon October 1 1990

How Dumb Can CEOs Be?

Pundits are fond of calling the U.S. Congress “the best that money can buy.” They’ve got it all wrong. American [...]

Edwin J. Feulner October 1 1990

David Kirschner

Beyond the great dragon’s maw there is a realm called Dark Water,” says David Kirschner, president and CEO of Hanna-Barbera, [...]

Tom Ashton October 1 1990

Investing In People

Last month, on Labor Day, we honored the U.S. work force amid growing concern about its quality and its future. We can change that future, but we must act now.

David L. Crawdord October 1 1990

Steven T. Flurio

When S.I. Newhouse’s Advance Publications paid $200 million for The New Yorker in 1985, many industry observers thought he’d paid [...]

Chief Executive October 1 1990

Mort Fleischer

I was wrong on pizza,” admits Mort Fleischer. He thought the local competition would be too strong for a national [...]

Chief Executive October 1 1990

The Decade Of The Proxy

In the fall of 1987, writing in Chief Executive (Speaking Out, September/ October, p. 8), I began to worry about [...]

Robert W. Lear October 1 1990


We have heeded your call. Chief Executive readers have nominated Anthony J. F. O’Reilly of H.J. Heinz Company for this [...]

JP Donlon CEO of the Year July 1 1990

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