Leadership/Management

On a Wing and an E-Prayer

Saving an airline from a third round of bankruptcy and restoring the faith of its employees is no easy feat, particularly when also trying to get e-commerce off the ground. Continental Airline's Greg Brenneman shares the trials of bringing a company back from the brink and offers five secrets of e-success.

Fact and Fiction

Fictions of Business: Insights on Management from Great Literature, By Robert A. Brawer, John Wiley & Sons, 248 pp. $22.95I like to read books...

The Killing Fields

This issue features one of the most unusual roundtable discussions since we started them in 1985. "No Trumpets, No Drums" gathers 16 CEOs and...

Where Were They Then?

A twinkle in their founders' eyes. Hunched behind the Iron Curtain. Holed up in a study carrel cramming for mid-terms. Many of today's most important companies, industries, markets, and top executives were anything but newsmakers 20 years ago.

Creative Leadership: Jazzing up Business

Want an asset your competition can't duplicate? Hire nonconformists; give them the tools to create; and set them free.

Glass Ceiling? So What?

As a woman who entered the largely male economics profession some years ago, I am aware of the barriers women once faced in ica....

A Mind Is A Terrible Thing To Waste

A few years ago, when NASA went to Congress for funding for its next-generation, heavy-lift launch vehicle, some wag on the committee asked NASA's...

An Iconoclast In A Cutthroat World

Sometimes growth isn't limited by capital, technology, or access to markets. It's more fundamental. To Gillette's Al Zeien, it's about reinforcing a global management culture.

Reuters CEO Glen Renfrew: A Blip On The Screen

Walter Wriston, the distinguished former chief of Citicorp, once said, "Information about money is almost as important as money itself." Walt, meet Reuters' Peter Job.

Peter Sontag

When Peter Sontag travels, he often hits the road on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. But customers of his company, USTravel, the third-largest travel agency in...
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