World Bank, Alphabet Results, Tesla and Maxwell: CEO Daily for February 5, 2019
Good morning, and welcome to the Year of the Pig.
There's a story in the new issue of The Atlantic with the provocative title: "Why Ford Hired a Furniture Maker as CEO." It's about Jim Hackett, who was CEO of Steelcase before joining Ford. But what it's really about is "design thinking"--a discipline embraced by Hackett and pioneered by design firm IDEO. (You can re-read Adam Lashinsky's 2017 Hackett profile here--it touches many of the same themes.)
If you aren't familiar with desig...