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Author Carey, Dennis C.

Title How to run a company : lessons from top leaders of the CEO Academy / Dennis C. Carey and Marie-Caroline von Weichs.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Crown Business, [2003]
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Description xiii, 289 pages ; 25 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents The dilemma of the CEO: uncertainty amidst insecurity / Dennis C. Carey and Marie-Caroline von Weichs -- Assessing a company as an outsider coming in / Raymond V. Gilmartin, chairman and CEO of Merck & Co. -- Strategic shifts at a turnaround company / John Dasburg, chairman and former CEO of Burger King and Northwest Airlines -- Clarifying strategy through mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures / William S. Stavropoulos, chairman and former CEO of The Dow Chemical Company -- Dealing with market reality: what should a leader do when markets disappear? / C. Michael Armstrong, chairman of Comcast Corporation and former chairman and CEO of AT & T and Hughes Electronics -- Emerging from turmoil at Tyco: a new CEO prepares for his second hundred days / Dennis C. Carey, vice chairman of Spencer Stuart, US -- The board as the boss: the relationship between the CEO and the board / John G. Smale, former chairman of General Motors and retired chairman and CEO of Procter and Gamble -- The working relationship between a CEO and his directors / Kevin Sharer, chairman and CEO of Amgen -- The board as consultants / Stephen P. Kaufman, retired chairman and CEO of Arrow Electronics -- Keeping management in check / Nell Minow, editor of The Corporate Library -- Reforming the corporate-governance process / Ira M. Millstein, senior partner at Weil, Gotshal & Manges -- A CEO looks at the director's role / Harvey Golub, former chairman and CEO of American Express -- When a company has to grow up / Robert L. Nardelli, chairman, president, and CEO of The Home Depot -- Streamlining the overmanaged company / John Krol, retired chairman and CEO of E.I. duPont de Nemours -- How a CEO measures success / Josh Weston, former chairman & CEO of Automatic Data Processing -- Leading by communicating / Lawrence A. Weinbach, chairman and CEO of Unysis -- Learning from failure: when execution trumps strategy / David Fuente, former chairman and CEO of Office Depot -- The view from the street / Robert Hurst, vice chairman of Goldman Sachs Group -- Building confident investors / Mark Begor, president and CEO of GE Consumor Finance-Americas and former head of Investor Communications at General Electric -- Controlling the message / Christoph J. Walther, founding partner and CEO of CNC [Communications and Network Consulting] AG and former senior vice president and head of Global Communications at DaimlerChrysler -- Getting fair news coverage / Matthew Bishop, business editor of The Economist -- Right versus right: dealing with ethical dilemmas in business / Joseph L. Badaracco, Jr., John Shad Professor of Business Ethics, Harvard Business School.
Subject Chief executive officers.
Executive ability.
Industrial management.
Corporate governance.
Added Author Von Weichs, Marie-Caroline.
CEO Academy.
ISBN 140004927X
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