Monthly Archives: December 2013

Penney, for my thoughts. . .

My take on the stunning demise of J.C. Penney, from the latest issue of Texas Monthly: J. C. Penney is the stuff of American business legend. Founded more than a century ago in a small Wyoming town by a man with … Continue reading

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How many months it takes an average work

How many months it takes an average worker to earn what a CEO makes in an hour. http://ow.ly/rHr0g

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What Michael Dell knew

This summer, I wrote a piece for Texas Monthly on the management-led buyout of Dell in which I argued that going private was Dell’s best option for survival. The deal was controversial because some big investors, including Carl Icahn, claimed … Continue reading

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