Category: Leadership

There’s no quit in Michael Porter

There’s no quit in Michael Porter

He has influenced more executives – and more nations – than any other business professor on earth. Now, at 65, he and an all-star team aim to rescue the U.S. economy. By Geoff Colvin,...

China Weaponizes Trade and Investment

China Weaponizes Trade and Investment

Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Dai Bingguo. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On Tuesday, State Councilor Dai Bingguo and Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi attended the inaugural meeting in Beijing of the Foreign Ministry’s Department of...

Vivek Wadhwa: Stop the U.S. Highly-Skilled ‘Immigrant Exodus’ Now

Vivek Wadhwa: Stop the U.S. Highly-Skilled ‘Immigrant Exodus’ Now

United States policymakers are failing to address the departure from this country of tens of thousands of talented immigrants — including engineers, doctors, lawyers and teachers. These highly-skilled workers are leaving the U.S. because...

Amazon Confirms It Makes No Profit On Kindles

Amazon Confirms It Makes No Profit On Kindles

In an interview with the BBC on Wednesday, Jeff Bezos admitted that Amazon sells the Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire HD at cost, making the company literally no profit on the devices. “We sell the hardware at our...

Corporate Attacks Hint Of A Coming ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’

Corporate Attacks Hint Of A Coming ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’

Hacker inside (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Hackers have already unleashed World War III in World of Warcraft, killing the avatars of thousands of innocent gamers. Is the real world next? Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta thinks so....

Clicking With New Customers

Clicking With New Customers

The price of business success in today’s China is not just exposure to hubris or a humbling by a powerful official. It can be simply a function of your big footprint making you a...

Workday IPO Pops 72% On Open

Workday IPO Pops 72% On Open

Workday soared on its open in early trading Friday morning, opening at $48.05 per share, or 71.6%, from its pricing last night. The stock was recently trading at $48.02 on the New York Stock Exchange. The...

JPMorgan Books Record Quarter, Dimon Says Housing Has ‘Turned The Corner’

JPMorgan Books Record Quarter, Dimon Says Housing Has ‘Turned The Corner’

(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) The talk Thursday was about potential criminal charges in the London Whale case, but JPMorgan Chase changed the narrative Friday morning by crushing the consensus earnings view with...

Where have you gone, Jack Welch?

Where have you gone, Jack Welch?

The former GE CEO has had a great run, both in corporate America and in the world of commentary. It’s a shame that he didn’t quit while he was ahead.   FORTUNE — I...

Jobless claims fall to four-year low

Jobless claims fall to four-year low

  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to their lowest level in more than four years, but the drop was due mostly to a technical issue. About 339,000...