The Lessons For Sony At Samsung

When Sony Corp. (SNE ) CEO Howard Stringer unveiled a major restructuring in Tokyo on Sept. 22, the market yawned. Sure, Sony will cut 10,000 employees, shutter factories, and reshuffle management in an effort to get its famously fractious divisions to work together. But nowhere did analysts see much proof that Stringer is tackling the most urgent task: reforming Sony's engineering-driven culture to create gadgets that customers actually want.

Source: BusinessWeek


Posted: Thu - September 29, 2005 at 08:20 PM