Ai Weiwei and his dissention towards the Chinese government is still unfolding and many fear for his future in China. But Ai is torn by the call to move abroad, afraid that such a move would mean permanent exile from home and by the strong sense that he owes it to a lot of people to continue to experience, transmit, and question the reality of life within China's limits
Now here is a controversial leadership case ..... overshadowed by the 9/11 atrocities, the murder of Ahmed Shah Masood 2 days previously is still remembered in Afghanistan, and he is still revered in the north east.
He is most commonly known as the man behind Sony. Originally groomed to take over the family sake- brewing company, Morita's entrepreneurial vision has created one of the technology giants of our time. Co founding the company with Masaru Ibuka, they strived to provide consumers with products of the best quality and technology available.
Love or hate him you have to admire the achievements of Alan Sugar. Born in 1947, his passion and enthusiasm has enabled him to rise above his humble beginnings in London’s East End to become one of the UK’s most successful businessmen, with an estimated net worth of £800 million.
He was born on the 23rd of June 1912 in London. Turing proved to be an incredibly bright child from an early age, thriving in science and maths (much to the annoyance of Sherborne School which placed emphasis on the classics). He completed advanced problems at the age of 15 without having studied even elementary level calculus.
A leader through his groundbreaking inventions, outstanding business acumen and in his ideology. The Nobel Prize has gifted the world with an organization that serves as a pinnacle of excellence for leaders in a myriad of disciplines
When he was President of General Motors he led the firm into divisionalization. He created autonomous and self sufficient business units allowing for the first time real focus on individual brands to be offered to customers.
1997 "Man of the Year" in Time Magazine, Harvard's "Statesman of the Year" in 1996. Currently Chairman of Intel. Born in 1936 in Budapest, Andy Grove started his career at Fairchild Semiconductor in 1963.
She was born in October 1952 in New York and grew up in a Long Island household with four brothers. Joining Xerox in 1976 as a Sales Representative, Anne held several sales and senior management positions prior to her promotion to Chairman and Chief Executive.