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First 100 Days: Prioritize and take a hands-on approach

January 20, 2009

ram-charan-photo-- Ram Charan is the author several book, including "Leadership in the Era of Economic Uncertainty: The New Rules for Getting the Right Things Done in Difficult Times." A noted expert on business strategy, Charan has coached CEOs and helped companies like GE, Bank of America, Verizon, KLM, and Thomson shape and implement their strategic direction. The opinions expressed are his own. --

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U.S. and UK on brink of debt disaster

January 20, 2009

John Kemp Great Debate-- John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own. --

The United States and the United Kingdom stand on the brink of the largest debt crisis in history.

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Obama must redefine success in Afghanistan

By Paul Taylor
January 20, 2009

Paul Taylor Great Debate-- Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Barack Obama says he will make Afghanistan the central front in his fight against terrorism but the incoming U.S. president will have to scale back the war aims he inherits from George W. Bush and redefine success.

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Banks rescue package: will they start lending again?

January 19, 2009

Melanie Bien, director, Savills Private Finance, is a guest commentator. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own.

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Are a CEO’s health problems a private matter?

January 18, 2009

dr-jgsm-05-- Dana Radcliffe is a Day Family senior lecturer of business ethics at the Johnson School at Cornell University. The views expressed are his own. --

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Betting on the unthinkable in the euro zone

By J Saft
January 16, 2009

James Saft Great Debate -- James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Some crises bring partners closer together. Some, as investors in the euro zone are likely to discover this year, drive them further apart.

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What Apple loses without Steve

January 15, 2009

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-- Eric Auchard is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

"There's probably no God" runs the slogan of an advertising campaign humanists are running on buses across Britain. But if the supreme being has his doubters, few question the importance of Steve Jobs to Apple Inc.

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In Gaza war, lions led by donkeys?

By Bernd Debusmann
January 15, 2009

Bernd Debusmann - Great Debate- Bernd Debusmann is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own -

It's not often that a senior member of Washington's usually staid and cautious foreign policy establishment likens Israeli political leaders to donkeys and questions their competence. But the fighting in Gaza prompted Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies to do just that.

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Easing the pain for small businesses

January 14, 2009

The government has unveiled a plan to guarantee up to 20 billion pounds of loans to help small businesses survive the credit crunch.

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Revival of U.S. automaking awaits if UAW will follow Toyota

January 14, 2009

morici-- Peter Morici is a professor at the University of Maryland School of Business and former chief economist at the U.S. International Trade Commission. The views expressed are his own. --