A new book portrays Jeff Bezos as a tyrant. But the most successful tech titans, past and present, including Henry Heinz, have had a temper -- and it isn't always a bad thing.
By Joshua Kendall
FORTUNE -- As unhappy as McKenzie Bezos appeared to be with author Brad Stone's unflattering portrait of her husband in the new book The Everything Store -- immediately after its publication, she wrote a stinging review (on MORENov 22, 2013 9:18 AM ET
And the woman behind it
By Jen Wieczner
FORTUNE -- Getting people to sign up for Obamacare is no simple task -- least of all in the Red States, where anti-Obamacare fever runs high. Yet that's what Carrie Banahan must do: She's head of the health insurance exchange in Kentucky, the only state in the South that's operating its own marketplace, known as Kynect.
While nearly all Republican-voting states relinquished the task MORENov 21, 2013 4:21 PM ET
Some say investors are bidding up the stock because they're sure it's only a matter of time before electric vehicles catch on, like smartphones. Others hold that the tiny car company will be gobbled up by a big automaker.Nov 21, 2013 2:42 PM ET
The pharmaceutical executive reflects on moments throughout her career.
FORTUNE -- Heather Bresch has been at the helm of pharmaceutical-maker Mylan (MYL) since 2012. During her time as the Fortune 500 company's CEO, she's overseen a $1.6 billion acquisition of India's Agila Specialties and recently helped the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act, which will both boost Mylan's profits and save children's lives, get signed into law.
Fortune's Most Powerful Women started as a MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Nov 21, 2013 1:23 PM ET
The rise of mobile work has been a boon to data-recovery companies.
FORTUNE -- Let's suppose you're catching up on some work at home and you accidentally drop your smartphone in your bubble bath. Don't laugh, it could happen: Three-quarters (75%) of Americans with mobile devices admit that they often use them in the bathroom, according to a survey by Sony.
Or say you're traveling. You've got all the data for tomorrow's MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Nov 21, 2013 11:58 AM ET
One of Silicon Valley's foremost VCs and great thinkers opines on Facebook, media, and why your car has no future.Nov 21, 2013 5:00 AM ET
Most offices are filled with workplace chatter that reinforces the idea that people can't be trusted with autonomy. How to eliminate such negative talk.Nov 20, 2013 11:19 AM ET
For those looking to give back to their communities, finding the right fit can mean the difference between advancing worthy causes or simply having a new place to twiddle your thumbs.
By Deena Shanker
FORTUNE -- For many volunteers, the old adage about no good deed going unpunished rings all too true. My own experiences include time wasted as a volunteer youth mentor, attempted animal rescuer, and pro bono attorney, to MORENov 20, 2013 8:48 AM ET
Harvard's top entrepreneurship professor reveals MBA's biggest misconceptions and why bad ideas and fantastical thinking can be an asset.Nov 19, 2013 1:36 PM ET
Ford's misjudgments are hyperbole when it comes to bad management, but he does represent a serious issue that many organizations face: an ineffective leader who just won't quit.
FORTUNE -- Crack-smoking Toronto mayor Rob Ford has been called "out-of-control," a runaway train, and a "one-man episode of 'Cops.'" Add this depiction to the mix: Rob Ford: cockroach leader. Scandal upon scandal tramples his reputation yet his mayorship will not die.
The Toronto MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Nov 19, 2013 12:59 PM ET
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