fayazuddin a. shirazi

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No Degree—And No Worries

Some of the most successful chief executives in the business world did not graduate from college. Though the reasons differ (some didn't have the option to attend school while others dropped out to build their businesses) they all have excelled in the marketplace. Here's a list of some of the top earners without a degree.

For These CEOs, College Degree Not a Prerequisite for Success

A recent list demonstrates how CEOs such as Steve Jobs, Michael Dell, Larry Ellison and others became successful despite lack of formal education.

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Recent surveys indicate many companies still don’t have a succession plan in place

Bolstering Faltering CEO Reputation

Experts believe CEO reputation can improve only if CEOs admit their mistakes openly and, communicate more often with stakeholders and employees.
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