The new new economy

22 September 2006 By Rob Cox

It used to be that the surest way for a chief executive to lose his job was to do a lousy acquisition or two. Viacom s sacking of its boss for not acquiring dodgy internet companies has shifted the paradigm. Facebook is the evidence.

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