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Jones, oh yeah I know-
Hold on a second.
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I don't know what it means that you don't remember them.
However, I guess that organizations have a certain life of their own,
and they keep rolling along. And it would be very difficult to track
the impact of most CEO's, in part because well, with normally the
short tenure that they have, the good or bad that they have done may
not be visible until he's retired and somebody else has taken over
who may get the benefit what his predecessor brilliantly thought of,
or pay the price of a bad policy that his predecessor had initiated.
And of course, it also means that the CEO is not as important as
journalism makes him out to be, because the CEO is totally dependent
upon a whole bunch of people around him who essentially guide and
shepherd him through most of troubles and obstacles that there are.
And some of them have been around a long time. Some continue after
CEO has retired as executive vice presidents or something. So that
the big corporation is really not run by one person. It's really run
by a lot of people.
And no exceptions stand out in your mind of-
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