Andy Grove

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Intel headquarters in Leixlip, Co Kildare: First established  in 1989, it is now one of its eight chip-fabrication sites worldwide. Intel has thrived in part due to the mantra of “only the paranoid survive”. Photograph: James Forde

If you’ve owned a PC sometime over the last 30 years, you will be familiar with the blue and silver “Intel Inside” sticker. Even if you have not, you (...)

Isolation, distrustful management, emails around the clock and the underlying fear of job cuts add up to paranoia. Photograph: iStock

In “normal times”, as Helena* refers to the pre-lockdown era, if the marketing executive felt uneasy about something at work, she would “share it with(...)

Clayton Christensen at Harvard Business School. Photograph: Jodi Hilton/The New York Times

Clayton Christensen, the management thinker who conceived and developed the idea of “disruptive innovation” and influenced generations of business stu(...)

Mark Zuckerberg: ‘We wouldn’t even be here if I didn’t have control.’ File photograph: Stephen Lam

Mark Zuckerberg is one of the world’s richest men and he runs one of the world’s most important companies. Last week the Facebook boss made an unusual(...)

Pushed out: Adam Neumann, WeWork’s former chief executive. Photograph: Cole Wilson/The New York Times

If you spot a problem at work, are you more likely to tell someone in charge or keep quiet? I thought about that question last week as WeWork’s Adam (...)

Intel’s recently-departed chief executiveBrian Krzanich addressing CES 2018 in Las Vegas in January. His departure in June rocked the company. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

When disgruntled Fairchild Semiconductor engineers Robert Noyce (co-inventor of the integrated circuit) and Gordon Moore jumped ship to set up their o(...)

KPMG managing partner Shaun Murphy

With the pace of change for businesses continuing to accelerate as a result of new technologies, the latest CEO Outlook report from KPMG highlights ju(...)

Personally I would really love to see Twitter do well and find some stability

As Twitter celebrates its 10th anniversary, the company remains the exemplar for all that is bizarre about so many born-on-the internet companies, es(...)

Microsoft founder Bill Gates with then  Intel president Andy Grove in 1992.

Famous deaths inevitably prompt hyperbole, but in the case of Intel’s former president, CEO and chairman Andy Grove, it is impossible to overstate his(...)

Andy Grove pictured in California in 2004. Grove, the former Intel chief executive whose youth under Nazi occupation and escape from the Iron Curtain inspired an “only the paranoid survive” management philosophy that saved the chip maker from financial ruin in the 1980s, has died. Intel said Grove died on Monday, March 21, 2016. He was 79. (Photograph: Paul Sakuma/AP)

Andy Grove, the Silicon Valley elder statesman who made Intel into the world’s top chipmaker and helped usher in the personal computer age, died on T(...)

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