The Founder Returns

Howard Schultz is back as CEO of Starbucks and chances are his second act will restore the company to its original mission

In returning as Starbucks' (SBUX) chief executive officer, Howard Schultz follows in the footsteps of Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs, Dell's (DELL) Michael Dell, and a long line of founders who turned the reins of their companies over to a hand-picked successor only to wind up dissatisfied with the results.

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