More Thought leaders

  • November 20, 2001

    An Interview with Paul M. Romer

    by Joel Kurtzman
    Stanford university economics professor Paul Romer explains how the knowledge economy is creating monopoly power and changing the nature of competition. This stems from the ability of knowledge-based industries to generate increasing returns by capturing as much market share as possible. Unlike traditional monopolies, however, information age giants will face being superseded by new entrants and little danger exists of permanent monopolies -- even in an industry like software.
  • October 1, 2001

    Climbing to Greatness with Jim Collins

    by Art Kleiner
    The management scholar put 1,435 good companies through a rigorous performance analysis and discovered only 11 became great. Here’s why.
  • July 1, 2001

    Zealot Profile: Phil Duke

    by Reginald Van Lee
    Lockheed Martin Corporation, Corporate Executive Vice President for Shared Services
  • July 1, 2001

    Jack Stack’s Story Is an Open Book

    by Art Kleiner
    A small Ozarks manufacturer has a message for big companies: Open-book management can increase productivity and release entrepreneurial spirit.
  • April 1, 2001

    The Dilemma Doctors

    by Art Kleiner
    Anglo-Dutch gurus Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner have become the go-to guys on multinational mergers. Their recipe: making opposites attract.
  • January 1, 2001

    Zealot Profile: Carlos Ghosn

    by Bruce A. Pasternack, Thomas D. Williams, and Paul F. Anderson
    Nissan Motor Company, President and Chief Operating Officer