The Hidden (in Plain Sight) Legacy of Steve Jobs
Harvard Business Review
AUGUST 30, 2011
Place product experience first, not P&L. Jobs considers P&L to be a distraction. According to Fortune Magazine , only one executive at the firm — the CFO — has P&L responsibility. Since Steve Jobs' resignation as CEO at Apple last week, there has been much concern, discussion , and hand-wringing in the business world. To many, Jobs is a once-in-a-lifetime genius whose success can't be replicated or continued.