Leadership and Market/Industry Analysis of Apple Inc. From the heights of the company’s phenomenal success in the early 1980s to near insolvency in the mid 1990s, Apple Inc. has once again risen to glory in the 21st century as a world leader in technological innovation. And while the reemergence of Apple would seem to defy all odds and conventional rationale, for those with keener insight, it is a simple story based on a sure formula – namely, effective leadership. Accordingly, the following report provides discussion of leadership at Apple. Special emphasis and consideration is given to the leadership qualities and characteristics at Apple and the importance of these characteristics in the company’s philosophy. Explanation is also...The end:
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