Under Brad Brinegar’s tenure as chairman and CEO, McKinney has had one of the best new-business records in the advertising agency industry. Before coming to McKinney in 2002, Brinegar served as CEO of Leo Burnett USA, the world’s second largest advertising agency office. We asked Brinegar: What is the importance and the role of innovation in today’s global economic environment?
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Nokia went from being the undisputed king of cell phones to a company doing nearly everything wrong. Nearly a year ago, CEO Stephen Elop came on board to turn around the company. His strategy:
Most Americans know about “saving face,” the Asian concept of preserving reputation, dignity and prestige. Less known is having a “thick face,” or being tough and adaptable while still saving face. There’s more to having a thick face, as defined by a Western businessman who worked for many years in China:
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Baltimore-based sports apparel company Under Armour doesn’t require its 3,363 employees to be athletes, but it does look for new hires with a love of sports and fitness. Reason: Team spirit is core to the company’s culture.