A Conversation with Carlos Ghosn
Carlos Ghosn—named one of the “world’s most respected leaders” by the Financial Times in 2003 and 2004, Man of the Year 2003 by Fortune (Asia), and often called a “rock star” of the global automobile industry—is the first person ever to serve as CEO of two major auto companies. When Nissan and Renault formed an alliance in 1999, their unique business model maintained a clear focus on the respective expertise of each partner, preserving their identities, brands, and strategies. Join President and CEO Carlos Ghosn as he shares his thoughts on how such a business model could translate into international political alliances to tackle some of the world’s most serious problems.
Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T, discusses the role of mobile technology as a driving force of productivity and business investment, as well as AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile.
Drawing on lessons from a Council on Foreign Relations workshop in January 2012, Blake Clayton and Michael A. Levi examine the connection between global oil markets and international relations, saying that in many cases the oil trade is politically consequential simply because policymakers believe that it is.
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