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Andy Grove Made The Elephant Dance

Intel's boss, who retires soon, kept the giant perennially nimble

By Jeffrey E. Garten

Next month, Andrew S. Grove, chairman of Intel Corp. (INTC ), will retire after 37 years at the company. In January, 2004, Wharton School voted him the most influential business leader of the past quarter-century -- above Bill Gates, Jack Welch, and Sam Walton. I would go further: He is also a superb model for future generations of CEOs.