H-P’s board moves may embolden CEO

in 2013, James Post, Marketwatch, Newsmakers, School of Management
April 9th, 2013

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James Post, School of Management

The latest chapter in the never-ending Hewlett-Packard Co. saga could lead to more inner turmoil and jockeying, as the company looks for a new chairman for its much-maligned board…

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“You just don’t go outside and get a person of high stature who is going to be rubber stamping [the current strategy]. It seems unlikely that there is going to be a quick fix to this one. If so, it will take a couple of months and they will come to the conclusion that they cannot get the outside person with the stature.”

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