Generation Leadership > Response to Great Intimidators
[Get Me Jamie Notter] I was happy to see a letter to the editor in this months Harvard Business Review that challenged the “Great Intimidator” article that I wrote about last month. Walter Carleton gave voice to my frustration with the article, pointing out that citing Richard Nixon, Robert McNamara and Carly Fiorina as “model” leaders is certainly questionable. He also made the same point I did by flat-out challenging the notion that the truth is not that important:
[www.scottbernard.blog-city.com] The Day SaveDisney.com Died: The renewed partnership with Roy Disney is yet another indication that Iger is the diplomatic peacemaker that Disney so critically needs after Michael Eisner's mercurial personality got the better of way too many competent Disney executives. The Gap (NYSE: GPS), DreamWorks Animation (NYSE: DWA), eBay (Nasdaq: EBAY), and Pixar (Nasdaq: PIXR) are all run by folks who were once climbing Disney's corporate ladder.
[The Common Ills] Democracy Now: Jesse Jackson, Ralph Neas, Lori... : The Judge, John Coughenour, who was a Reagan appointee, used Ressam's sentencing as an opportunity to speak out against Bush administration policies. The Judge said, "We did not need to use a secret military tribunal, detain the defendant indefinitely as an enemy combatant or deny the defendant the right to counsel." He continued, "The message to the world from today's sentencing is that our courts have not abandoned our commitment to the ideals that set our nation apart." He added that September 11th made Americans realize they are vulnerable to terrorism and that some believe "this threat renders our Constitution obsolete .
[å° é£ è¶ é¦] HP After Carly: What Went Wrong?: Despite glowing promises of synergy that are common to most mergers (see the special report on mergers in the current issue of Knowledge@Wharton), HP not only failed to receive any of the claimed benefits but instead lost considerable value. Analyzing the issue in the February 7 issue of Fortune magazine, Carol Loomis wrote:"...did the famed merger that Fiorina engineered between HP and Compaq produce value for HP's shareholders?
[Thomas Hawk's Digital Connection] Carly Fiorina Gets Herself Fired: Fiorina had been criticized over her role in turning HP from what was primarily a printer company into a broader based PC and technology company. With tough competition from Dell and others over the past few years HP had struggled in some of the key new areas that Fiorina introduced.
[Patience is a Virtue] HP After Carly: What Went Wrong?: On January 24, The Wall Street Journal wrote that the directors of Hewlett-Packard were considering a management reshuffle aimed at handing over some of the day-to-day responsibilities of chairman and CEO Carleton (Carly) S. Fiorina to three senior HP executives: Vyomesh Joshi, Ann Livermore and
[Truetalk.typepad.com] The TrueTalk Blog: Cautionary Tale: The board complaints about Fiorina's rock star status and her success with Washington echo the board complaints about John Sculley when he left Apple. In her case, they credit her w/ being a visionary but claim to want hands on management.
[Coro.blogs.com] Coro Blog: Coros new year-round Exploring Leadership program was launched on June 28, 2005. Exploring Leadership engages 26 high school participants from four small NYC public high schools in examining education reform as a lens through which to understand the larger processes through which NYC addresses social problems.
[It.slashdot.org] Slashdot | An Engineer's View of Carly Fiorina's Leadership: prostoalex writes "There is a pretty damning look at Carly Fiorina's leadership while at HP on TechnologyReview.com. The author was working for HP Labs, the center of invention and innovation for the company, only to be told that nothing exciting will happen in the tech market since it's a mature industry.
[Gigaom.com] GigaOM : » C-Ya Carly: commercialization of the worlds first consumer ISP, Internet advertising (pay-per-click ads), free email, and digital media superdistribution.">Robert Young is a serial entrepreneur who played a major role in the invention & commercialization of the worlds first consumer ISP, Internet advertising (pay-per-click ads), free email, and digital media superdistribution.