Windows Of Opportunity For Claris?

For Daniel L. Eilers, it was a gift rich in symbolism. In September, six months after becoming the new chief executive officer of Claris Corp., a group of employees at the Apple Computer Inc. software subsidiary presented him with a sailboat tiller to keep around the office. The meaning was clear: Claris had to get back on course after a year adrift. Eilers appreciated the confidence they expressed. "I was very touched," he says.

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