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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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Walt Disney World Cast Member honored by PCMA for Convention Industry Achievements

This week, the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) recognized George Aguel, senior vice president for The Walt Disney Company, for his lifetime of service to the meeting and convention industry. The national organization awarded Aguel with its 2012 Professional Achievement … Continue reading

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Disney Institute growing its business consulting role

The Disney Institute started as a dream of Michael Eisner that guests coming to the resort would carve out a bit of their time to learn something of they way Disney crafts its magic brand. Turns out, not so much. … Continue reading

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The Business of runDisney

Jason Garcia at the Orlando Sentinel talks with the folks at runDisney and looks at how it’s become a real profit generator for the mouse house. All of them are ultimately designed to feed into one another. Disney says nearly … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Company Reports 3rd Quarter Profit

If you haven’t noticed already it’s earnings day in the world of Disney. Euro Disney SCA and Tokyo Disneyland just came out with their 3rd Quarter earnings reports and this afternoon the Walt Disney Company did too. Even though we’re … Continue reading

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