Leadership/Management

Medtronic CEO Bill George: Still Searching for Authenticity

Under Bill George's leadership the medical technology company’s market capitalization grew from $1.1 billion to $60 billion, averaging an annual 35 percent increase. Earlier in his career he was an executive with Honeywell, Litton Industries and served in the Department of Defense. Since leaving Minneapolis for Cambridge, Mass. to become a professor at Harvard Business School, George has turned into the Diogenes of executive management, searching for and occasionally finding what he calls “authentic” leaders--men and women who lead effectively because they are, first, honest with themselves.

Regenerating in a Recession: ArvinMeritor CEO Charles McClure

Chip McClure refines and refocuses ArvinMeritor

Brightpoint CEO Bob Laikin: Back from the Brink

Bob Laikin's Wall Street baptism-by-fire at Brightpoint.

Deciding How to Decide

Five paths to bad leadership choices and how to avoid them

Women and Leadership

Why aren’t women viewed as visionary?

Lonely at the Top

Who can CEOs turn to for support in trying times?

Medtronic CEO Bill Hawkins’ Second Act

Bill Hawkins on weathering a recall at Medtronic.

Found in Translation: Rosetta Stone CEO Tom Adams

Rosetta Stone’s Tom Adams translates success.
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