The Second Coming

Helman, Christopher
December 2007
Forbes Asia;12/10/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 21, p74
The article offers a look at the business plans and strategy adopted by Michael S. Dell after returning as chief executive of computer company, Dell. When Dell first resigned as the CEO, the computer titan then stumbled under the management of his successors. Something funny was going on with the books, suggesting that revenues and profits had been inflated. Then came the laptops with Sony batteries that were overheating. Upon his return, he ordered recall of 4.2 million batteries and launched an internal investigation into accounting practices.


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