Kodak: Shoot The Works

Within hours of being named Eastman Kodak Co.'s new chairman, George M.C. Fisher offered a distinctly rosy view of his new company's prospects. Downplaying the need for radical cost-cutting, he told reporters on Oct. 28 that there still is plenty of growth in Kodak's core business. More telling, however, was the chairman's entrancing vision of the company as a key player in the emerging multimedia world: Kodak, he declared, is "an important part of the Information Revolution. I think the prospects are limitless."

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