Author Archives: Heather Muse, editor
  • Has social media changed the way things get done in Washington?

    Social media causes information to be instantaneous, but there are drawbacks. "It's the message, not the news" that gets out, says Liz Robbins.

    By Heather Muse

    FORTUNE -- "Imagine a CEO who hates the company." That's how lobbyist Liz Robbins described Tea Party Republicans while speaking at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit on Tuesday, noting that voters have elected people who won their seats by running against the idea of governing.

    The MORE

    Oct 15, 2013 6:39 PM ET
  • Executive Dream Team: Readers edition

    Consumer brands and known names triumphed in our second-annual online fantasy business game.

    By Daniel Roberts, writer-reporter

    FORTUNE -- Good news, fantasy sports enthusiasts! The corporate world is starting to value your team-creation skills. So writes Fortune senior editor-at-large, Geoff Colvin, in a piece unveiling the magazine's 2013 Executive Dream Team, an all-star lineup of corporate leaders who are excellent at their jobs but who also know how to work well MORE

    Aug 15, 2013 5:00 AM ET
  • Low key, high quirk

    At Plante Moran there are no back massages, just lots of freedom—and plenty of antics.

    By Erika Fry

    Not long ago, Plante Moran, the midsized Midwestern accounting firm, celebrated the removal of its ampersand. That may sound like a wacky stunt you'd expect from a certain paper supply company in Scranton, PA depicted in the hit show "The Office." But Plante Moran is no Dunder Mifflin; in fact it's a perennial MORE

    Jan 17, 2013 7:00 AM ET
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