Category Archives: Corporate

How the Walt Disney Company Solved The “Boy Problem”

The most crucial difference between Michael Eisner and his successor at Disney, Bob Iger turns out to be a belief in building around franchises. The buzzword from Eisner was always synergy, code word for cooperation between divisions. Iger came from … Continue reading

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Layoffs Expected at Disney

At the Mouse House world headquarters in Burbank, rumors have been ciruclating of coming layoffs and now the shoe appears to have dropped. Chief Executive mouse Bob Iger ordered an audit of the company and found it a bit puffy … Continue reading

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Disney Shareholder Meeting to be Webcast Today

I have a couple friends who make an annual pilgrimage to the Disney shareholder meeting. They used to hold them all close to the theme parks, but for the last decade or so, they’ve been rotating them to various locations … Continue reading

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Disney No. 9 on Fortune’s List of Earth’s Most Admired Companies

The Walt Disney Company has once again made Fortune magazine’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies, coming in at No. 9 out of 50 and No. 1 in entertainment for the umpteenth year. (Apple again ranked first overall.) This is … Continue reading

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Random Disney Musings: Meryl, Oscars, & Buses

Well hey there everybody! I haven’t written an article in a while, so I thought I would catch everyone up on some recent Disney news, large or small. Into the Woods, the Sondheim classic musical, is becoming a film through … Continue reading

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