Misplaced Priorities: Six Strategies for CEO Failure?

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American style management has been under some considerable stress these last few years. Now the nerds at Bain have some advice for the CEO. Apparently there are six dilemmas CEOs must face and - surprise! Bain has uncovered six strategies to help the CEO manage these dilemmas. Check out the cool diagram below:

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I personally think the CEOs would be better off following VG's 3 box strategy and executing on it.  This other stuff is fine, but it doesn't seem to be the stuff of great leadership. Nowhere do we see anything about creating great products or obsessing over your customers or sustainability.  I bet Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos do not manage their companies this way.

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