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Description:   Former Apple CEO John Sculley reflects on how Steve Jobs recruited him to run the tech company and why its board ultimately fired Jobs in 1985.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: 10/06/2011

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/video/news/2011/10/06/t_gc_sculley_jobs.cnnmoney/

Questions for discussion:

  • According to John Sculley, what sort of businessman and entrepreneur was Steve Jobs?
  • Do you think Steve Jobs was unfairly treated by the board of directors?
  • What does this report tell you about the influences of financial considerations in the running of a company?

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