CEO Legacies: A.G. Lafley Vs. Bob Nardelli

Nothing illustrates why US companies have found it so hard to innovate than the strikingiy different legacies left behind by two giants in the world of CEO-dom, A.G. Lafley, who is stepping down as CEO of Procter & Gamble and Robert Nardelli, who is leaving (left?) Chrysler. Lafley is leaving a company he transformed using cutting edge design and innovation methods while Nardelli left two companies—Home Depot and Chrysler in tatters by focussing on conventional numbers games and efficiencies.

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