How Successful Is Disney?

This past week, Disney released its first quarter results ending on December 28, 2013. This, plus the annual report of 2013, suggests that the results are…well…fantasmic! Every facet of the organization is doing well. Here’s a summary of what’s going well: 1. The box office is hot–in particular due to the success of Frozen, Thor, … Read moreHow Successful Is Disney?

Disney Employee Survey: How Happy is Disney?

I passed by a t-shirt the other day in the parks. It read: “6 out of 7 Dwarfs are NOT Happy” So true. And yet, is it? So when I saw that Disney reported a major employee survey a few months ago, I was interested. With all of the Disney blogs out there we hear … Read moreDisney Employee Survey: How Happy is Disney?

The Fairest In The Land

From Artist Discrimination to “It Gets Better” Today marks the anniversary of the premiere of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Carthay Circle Theater in Los Angeles. The question isn’t whether Snow White is still the “Fairest in the Land” but whether its practices in being diverse makes the company the “Fairest in … Read moreThe Fairest In The Land

Harvard Business Review of Bob Iger

You absolutely must read Harvard Business Review’s interview of Bob Iger by Adi Ignatius. At least, you ought to listen to the audio interview. Bob talks about the challenges in becoming CEO. He talks about his predecessor and his responsibility as second in command to be loyal to the one in charge. He also expresses respect to … Read moreHarvard Business Review of Bob Iger