Skip to content
October 23, 2012 / needhamgrassroots

Do Good C.E.O.’s Make Good Presidents?

from NYTimes Magazine – With only a few weeks remaining until the election, it’s still not clear how Mitt Romney would manage our jobs crisis. There aren’t many lessons from his term as the governor of Massachusetts — the economy was comparatively healthy back then, and the unemployment rate was fairly low. His current economic platform lays out broad principles (Principle No. 1: Don’t be Barack Obama) but is light on specifics. All that’s certain is that Romney has promised to use decades of business savvy to create jobs, which raises the question: how do you apply business strategy to a jobs crisis? No business views hiring as an objective. When a crisis hits, the response of many executives is to let workers go.

Read the rest: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/magazine/mitt-romney-ceo-president.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: