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Can J.C. Penney’s Ullman pull a Steve Jobs?

Quentin Fottrell from the Wall Street Journal writes, “J.C. Penney tried to steal some of Apple’s magic when it poached Apple retail guru Ron Johnson to be its CEO. And the company seems to be trying again with Myron “Mike” Ullman, the retailer’s once and future CEO. Apple’s current dominance, after all, didn’t begin until Steve [...]

Glass Ceiling Still Exists

Is it easier for a woman to become a political leader than a business one?,” asks MarketWatch‘s Quentin Fottrell. “More than three decades after Margaret Thatcher became prime minister of Britain, the answer still appears to be yes.” (photo: Margaret Thatcher walking on the DePauw campus before her Ubben Lecture; April 8, 1992) The text [...]

Multiple CEOs Can Create Strategic Advantage

This week’s move by Samsung to name two more individuals to the post of chief executive officer — giving the company three CEOs — is making news on MarketWatch, which reports, “And experts say there’s good reason to be optimistic about such moves.”Steve Langerud, director of professional opportunities at DePauw University, says, “I see co-CEOs [...]