Bob Herbold

Management

Sometimes Leaders Need To Be Dictators

The recent hackings of computer systems at Sony Pictures (the movie division) and Sony Computer Entertainment (the PlayStation division) are not new problems for the company. Specifically, in April, 2011, that same Sony Computer Entertainment division had the same problem as recently; its online gaming service called the PlayStation Network was seriously hacked. The service […]
January 16, 2015 1,045 Reads share

Management

Can Mary Barra Save General Motors?

General Motors ignition switch problems from the 2005-2008 period, and the subsequent lack of responsiveness on the part of the company, demonstrates just how bureaucratically handicapped the company has been and continues to be.
November 3, 2014 1,101 Reads share

Management

Sprint’s Disastrous Mistake And What You Can Learn From It!

The recent news of Sprint ousting its CEO, who has served in that role since 2007, is yet another sad step in the long saga of the Sprint Nextel merger of late 2004, where the CEO at that time made a disastrous mistake in priority setting. He ignored the short and long term needs of […]
September 12, 2014 1,350 Reads share