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Articles from No. 180, July

Can CEOs Defend Corporate America's Image?
CORPORATE REPUTATION Chief Executive's annual survey snows top execs' crucial Alan Greenspan told Congress in March that "conceptual assets" play a more important role in our economy than ever before. The Federal Reserve chairman was referring to things...
Can Moscow and Markets Finally Mix?
Russia President Putin wants to try; American CEOs are smart to remain skeptical. Burial services for the Cold War have been held so many times that one American diplomat traveling with President Bush through Europe and Russia in late May said only half...
Feedback
In Defense of Exxon Mobil I am an Exxon Mobil shareholder and have been involved with the global warming issue for a decade. In "Under the Knife" (CE: April 2002), the writer asserts that "by not adequately responding to global warming, Exxon Mobil has...
Gucci's Renaissance Man
strategies of the fittest American turnaround CEOs have turned up in surprising places. There's Mark Fields, who staged a dramatic reversal at Mazda before leaving to become a vice president at Ford this month. And Paul Anderson, who applied skills he...
Hot Techs in a Cool Economy
TECHNOLOGY These five companies managed to grow while others withered on the vine. The recent economic recession has inflicted pain on the once high-- flying technology industry-not only on dot-com startups but also on stalwarts such as Cisco, Dell and...
Living Up to the Baldrige
tale of two presidential awards Like a seal of approval, the Malcolm Baldrige national quality award-summarized as excelfence in leadership, strategic planning, customer and market focus, information and analysis, human resources, process management,...
My Favorite Summer Golf Hole
CEOs escape the heat at the Rockies' Omni Interlocken and Monterey's Spanish Bay. One Sunday afternoon, while his father and uncles were gathered around the television watching golf, 8-- year-old Don Awalt rummaged through his grandmother's attic and...
Protectionism in Cyberspace
For most companies, the Internet offers a huge opportunity to reach new customers. But for others, it's a threatening place filled with invisible competitors intent on stealing their customers and shrinking their margins. Robert D. Atkinson of the Progressive...
The Bermuda Backlash
view from the hill EOs contemplating offshore reincorporation as a tax haven are paying heed to clouds gathering in capitals and in Washington that could complicate offshore aspirations. The backlash began when it was disclosed that Enron used subsidiaries...
The Best of the European Fringe
MARKET HORIZONS Think of a creatively managed brand and you might think of Virgin. A lean business model? That would be Dell. An ecommerce master? Inevitably Amazon.com. Think ingenuity, and the usual names crop up, but exceptional management and leadership...
The Dealmaker
CEO OF THE YEAR Sandy Weill may shout more than other chiefs, but his moxie has: won the loyalty of Citigroup's employees and shareholders, the respect of competitors and the title of Chief Executive of the Yea In the 17 years Chief Executive has been...
The Fall of the CEO?
EDITOR'S NOTE Is the era of the CEO over? That would seem to be the question as magazine after magazine devotes coverage to the latest crisis in confidence of character and leadership. As the list of flameouts grows-from WorldCom's Bernie Ebbers to Dynegy's...
The Surreptitious Shutterbug
FLIP SIDE Uh-oh, Bernd Rauh is back in the news. Surely you remember Bernd Rauh, the retired car racer who is now one of the world's foremost prototype photographers? The guy who skulks around Bavarian forests scoping out shots of the newest car models...
The Whole Truth
MANAGEMENT The "no one told me" excuse is disappearing, but finding credible data and figuring out how to disclose it remains tough. Willem "Wim" Roelands wants to tell the truth, the whol truth and nothing but. Consequently, the CEO and president of...
Trust in an Age of Doubt
Not since Watergate have cynics feasted so heartily at a bonfire of the vanities. Confidence can be restored, if values are instilled. IN A POST-SEPTEMBER 11, post-Enron world, the pressure on CEOs to liver on multiple levels continues to intensify....
We Are Not the Problem
CHIEF CONCERN Corporations and their leaders have a moral imperative to help solve society's Hills. I am deeply concerned with the public's perception of business when it comes to social issues in the United States and around the globe. Many continue...