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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

CEO OF THE YEAR 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

Can Health Care Costs Be Cured?

Yes, to the degree that business institutes some form of managed care where employees pay a share of costs and are offered incentives for buying health care more wisely. Our roundtable participants also suggest that a regional approach to restructuring how care is dispensed can halt health care inflation dead in its tracks. The question is why do CEOs, despite their training and experience, often fail to consider a business solution to their company’s health care pains?

Chief Executive June 1 1990

Parting the Curtains

One of the best ways to sense the reality of “globality” is to be there when it begins to happen.Last [...]

Robert W. Lear June 1 1990

Newton In Drag

When Evelyn Fox Keller studied molecular biology in graduate school in the mid-1960s, she believed that science could discover truths [...]

Chief Executive June 1 1990

Claude Bebear

Claude Bebear launched what could have become the biggest ever French business acquisition in the U.S. In July 1989, Bebear, [...]

Peter Lacey June 1 1990

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