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January 10, 2005 Special Report -- The Best & Worst Managers Table of Contents






Best Managers


INTRODUCTION
The Best & Worst Managers Of The Year
The stalwarts stayed the course, while a few stars flamed out


THE BEST MANAGERS
Jeffrey Immelt
General Electric

Steven Reinemund
PepsiCo

Hector Ruiz
Advanced Micro Devices

Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg, And David Geffen
DreamWorks SKG

Robert Nardelli
Home Depot

Jack Rowe
Aetna

Joseph Tucci
EMC

Gary Forsee
Sprint

John Henry
Boston Red Sox

Henning Kagermann
SAP

Anne Mulcahy
Xerox

Edward Breen
Tyco

Phil Knight
Nike

Linus Torvalds
Open Source Development Labs

Chung Mong Koo
Hyundai

Steven Murphy
Rodale

Jerry Perenchio
Univision

Online Extra: The Best Managers Photo Essay

Online Extra: She Put Bounce Back in Xerox
In three years, Anne M. Mulcahy cut costs, lifted productivity, and averted financial disaster -- while still funding R&D

Online Extra: The Six Ps of PepsiCo's Chief
Steven Reinemund talks about leadership and provides a rundown on his tenets, from Principles to People

Online Extra: EMC's Tucci: It's a "Big Boys' Game"
Says the strorage giant's CEO: "Customers will be looking to do more business with fewer vendors"

Online Extra: Managers To Watch Photo Essay

Repeat Performers
These managers have shown savvy and a gift for innovation over the long haul

Revenge Of The Rust Belt
Old-line manufacturers are humming as demand soars for commodities


WASHINGTON MANAGERS
The Bush Team
Its record ranges from masterful campaign to serious miscalculations


THE NEW MANAGERS
The Cleanup Crew
Can these five executives bring their companies back from scandal?


THE WORST MANAGERS
Raymond Gilmartin
Merck

David Smith
Sinclair Broadcast Group

Franklin Raines
Fannie Mae

Michael Eisner
Walt Disney

Gary Bettman
National Hockey League

Scott Livengood
Krispy Kreme

Howard Pien
Chiron


THE FALLEN MANAGERS
Philip Watts
Royal Dutch/Shell

Sanjay Kumar
Computer Associates International

Frank Dunn
Nortel

Craig Conway
PeopleSoft

David Pottruck
Charles Schwab

Jeffrey Greenberg
Marsh & McLennan

They Fought The Law
A parade of alleged corporate wrongdoers faced their accusers


UNDER FIRE
Succession Screw-ups
It matters how companies pick -- or don't pick -- their next boss

Online Extra: How Not to Replace a CEO
After normally transparent chipmaker Infineon clammed up about its chief's exit, it only raised more questions -- and they're still unanswered


THE LAST WORD
It's Trump's World
An uneven business record, but his mythmaking ability is unprecedented

Online Extra: Trends Photo Essay
Best Managers

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Jeff Immelt: Good Things Come To Life

After years of telling investors to hang on for 2005, it's finally on the doorstep, and the 48-year-old GE chief is thrilled.


Eddie's Master Stroke

The Sears-Kmart merger creates a retail giant -- and a platform Lampert can use for more deals


Pepsi's Thousand And One Noshes

How it deftly adapts products to changing consumer tastes


Suddenly, It's AMD Inside

The perennial underdog is challenging Intel with a new class of microprocessors


Getting Animated About Summer

Following Pixar's similar move, DreamWorks delays Shrek 3's release, hoping hot-weather audiences help the big green ogre find more green


Home Depot: Thinking Outside The Big Box

The home-improvement giant ratchets up growth -- by moving past the lumberyard look


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