Issue 10

TechWatch: Challenges for the Virtual, Global Company

In the last issue I described the virtual, global company that outsources much of its work, focuses on core capability, and depends on others for many of the vital parts of its business. As key parts of the business are moved outside — whether subassemblies in the manufacturing world, software development in the service business, …

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Lewis E. Platt: Sharing Insight From 33 Years at Hewlett Packard

Lewis E. Platt is the recently retired Chairman and CEo of Hewlett Packard, and currently the CEO of Kendall Jackson Wine Estates. In reflecting on a career at HP, Lew talks about changes in technology, preserving a valued corporate culture in a time of great change, and dealing with globalization through his experiences in Russia, China, and the recent World Trade Organization meetings in Seattle.

Ethix Forum – Issue 10

Many of us are dealing with high volume e-mail. How many daily e-mail messages do you receive? How do you handle your e-mail so that you neither overlook important messages, or waste time on unimportant ones?