Leadership/Management

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...

Ray Wild

In recent years, business schools have been under heavy fire for turning out MBAs ill-equipped to survive in the corporate jungle. The campaign forced...

Miles Collier

Why is an eclectic tycoon with a passion for pyramids soiling his suits in the real estate trenches of southern Florida? Miles Collier, managing...

Raymond Kurzweil

By most accounts, Raymond Kurzweil is a high-tech talent. The products of his company, Kurzweil Applied Intelligence, have enabled the blind to work productively...
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