Sharp: Live and Let Live

Japanese electronics, who used to be on top of the world, has been sliding these days – steadily losing money and even in danger of going bankrupt – among them is Sharp Corporation. What happened? Why, advancing technology? Even those outside the company understands this side of the competition – So? Leadership Deficiency. The primary…

Culture, Communication, and IKEA

Every company has its ups and downs, however, what makes a company sustainable is how it lives its downside.  And this is when you specially need a Leader who is open-minded, an accurate thinker, and a good communicator among others. Last month, IKEA, the global home products company apologized for deleting images of women from…

Kathy Button Bell, Emerson VP-CMO

While many has to develop their sales pitch, our Executive for today had an interview some time last year with the New York Times to better understand what makes her tick. But then, how many would be fortunate enough to get that chance? The answer lies not in “how many” but – “how could” one…