Exploring Leadership in the News with Steven Pearlstein and Raju Narisetti
Secretive or Successful?
Steve Jobs' insistence on keeping his recent liver transplant a secret is the latest example of an leadership style that seems to violate all the rules in the leadership textbook. Yet there is no doubt he has been tremendous successful as Apple's chief executive. Is Jobs the exception that proves -- or disproves -- the rules of good leadership?
Posted by Ben Bradlee and Steve Pearlstein on June 22, 2009 10:32 AM
Marvel at his products, applaud his feel for design, wonder at his capacity to cast such a large shadow over so many industries. But don't think you'll do better as a leader by acting more like Apple's leader.
Posted by William C. Taylor, on June 22, 2009 2:55 PM