December 16, 2008

Intellectuals like Skinner

The WSJ asked a few top management professors to name three
picks for the best CEOs of 2008. A professor at the University
of Chicago's Booth School of Business chooses Jim Skinner.

"They've stuck to their knitting and made their
existing stuff better and it's paid off."

My question is: How is diverting the entire focus of McDonald's
USA and most of the national marketing effort for the next two
years to specialty coffee "Sticking to their Knitting"?

The WSJ article is HERE

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5 comments:

Anonymous said...

>>>>>>>>My question is: How is diverting the entire focus of McDonald's
USA and most of the national marketing effort for the next two
years to specialty coffee "Sticking to their Knitting"?<<<<<<<<<<<

Is this the same CEO who allows his subordinate (Thompson) to give thousands of dollars to a party, supporting Unions, bent on McDonalds destruction??

Richard Adams said...

Actually McDonald's was built by hardworking people without many degrees on the wall. It was when degreed "intellectuals" like Greenberg and Feldman tried to run McDonald's that things fell apart!

Anonymous said...

McD execs don't need education or smarts. They have a lot of lawyers to help them bully o/os.

Anonymous said...

Does Alan Silberman still do work for McD?

Anonymous said...

As we prepare For the Unionization of McDonalds ,and as we collectivize our economy, bailout the thugs at the UAW, and prepare to swear in Bill Ayers and Saul Alinsky’s Prize Pupil as president, let’s enjoy a seasonal bit of cheer.

http://tehresistance.wordpress.com/2008/12/18/a-christmas-carol-for-obama-nation/