Business Strategy


  • The dominance of Rupert Murdoch     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    A look at how media mogul Rupert Murdoch transformed entertainment, sports, and shaped the 24-hour cable news format.

  • Secret of success? Focus on customers: Whitman     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman about her career and what she thinks has made her a successful leader. Whitman also reveals her biggest failure and how it shaped her future.

  • SBUX Schultz's big picture on technology     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    There is no consumer brand that can endure and succeed, unless it integrates a digital and social mobile strategy, said Howard Schultz, Starbucks president & CEO, discussing the company's investment in technology.

  • Starbucks: Howard Schultz' profound impact     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer speaks to Howard Schultz, Starbucks president & CEO, about his place on CNBC's 25 most influential list, his humble beginnings and how he started Starbucks.

  • CNBC 25: Jack Welch's winning ways     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    A close look at how Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric, turned around GE and may have been one of the greatest wealth builders of his era.

  • Jack Welch: Tax policy not rational     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 8:23 AM ET

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on Pfizer and U.S. tax policy.

  • Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on activist investors

  • Welch: Revolutionizing energy     Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on the future of energy.

  • Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on how management styles will change over the next 25 years.

  • Jared Bernstein, senior fellow at The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind., discusses how America's broken corporate tax code can cause companies, like Pfizer, to incorporate outside the U.S.

  • French firms 'not strong enough': Noyer     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 11:08 AM ET

    French companies suffer from low margins and insufficient competitiveness says Christian Noyer, governor of the Bank of France.

  • Poor consumption holding back firms: Pro     Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 4:10 AM ET

    Bill Blain, strategist at Mint Partners, says the lack of consumption is holding back global growth as Western consumers remain very "cash-strapped."

  • The U.S. has the highest marginal tax rate of any industrialized nation, says former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, explaining why he thinks current U.S. corporate tax policy is killing economic growth.

  • Microsoft: Cloud focus is positive     Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Norman Young, senior equity analyst at Morningstar, says Microsoft has the resources to compete in the "land-grab" for cloud business, and that the shift to a cloud- and mobile-led strategy is positive.

  • Daniel Gleeson, mobile analyst at IHS, says that Microsoft's control over Nokia's software and hardware businesses gives the group greater ammunition to challenge Android and iOS leadership.

  • Nigel Travis, Dunkin' Brands Chairman and CEO, blames harsh winter weather for weak earnings and discusses the company's expansion plans.

  • Barclays: Will bonuses be cut after protest vote?     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Edmund Salvesen, equity analyst at Brewin Dolphin, says the message regarding bonus payouts from Barclays' shareholders "couldn't be clearer," and discusses whether this could happen at other banks.

  • Codecademy's free coding courses     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in six programming languages. CEO Zach Sims explains the company's focus and philosophy.

  • Facebook is an ad sales company: Pro     Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, weighs in on the departure of Facebook's CFO and the company's evolving identity.

  • Daniel Ernst, Hudson Square Research, provides perspective on Apple's earnings and growth potential. Apple is really innovating but they haven't done it in three years, Ernst says.