Hugh Hefner launched a new magazine for men in the 1950s, creating a hugely successful multimedia enterprise and making himself into a celebrity and mogul.
What factors should an investment management firm consider when deciding whether and at what price to bid for Google shares in their unprecedented Dutch auction IPO?
As a zipper company seeks to renovate a 100-year old factory, how can it structure the least expensive portfolio of bonds to fund the project?
When a finance executive is asked to choose which of 10 biotechnology projects his company should fund, how may integer modeling aid in the decision-making process?
In a bidding war for the largest US publicly held office REIT, what strategies and financial analyses drove the two rival potential acquirers as well as their target?
When Joan Ganz Cooney applied the persuasive powers of television to the profound needs of pre-school children, she created an educational enterprise that now reaches around the world.
A Walk in the PARC: What missteps did Xerox take in transforming its computing research and innovations into viable commercial products?
What manufacturing, competitive, and economic issues led to the failure of the post World War II automobile company Tucker Corporation?
How did Fred Smith overcome a challenging set of regulatory, logistical, and financial forces to create one of the most exciting and successful companies that has changed the way the world does business?