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Collaboration: How Leaders Avoid the Traps, Build Common Ground, and Reap Big Results by Morten Hansen

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NOTES

Chapter 1

1. “Sony Celebrates Walkman 20th Anniversary 1 July 1999; 186 Million Units Sold as of the End of the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 1999,” press release, Sony, July 1, 1999.

2. For a brief history of Stringer’s career, see Catherine Griffiths, “The Interview: Sir Howard Stringer, US Head of Sony: Sony’s Knight,” Independent (London), September 18, 2004.

3. Sony Annual Report 2003; Apple Computer Inc. Annual Report 2003.

4. For more about Sony Music, see “Details Prove Devilish for Sony, BMG Merger,” Billboard, November 22, 2003.

5. Quoted in Phred Dvorak, “Out of Tune: At Sony, Rivalries Were Encouraged, Then Came iPod,” Wall Street Journal, June 29, 2005, A1. Much of the account of the fate of Connect is taken from this article. ...

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