The Marissa Mayer Turnaround

Jean-Louis Gassée:

Mayer did what leaders do: She made a decision that made some people unhappy in order to achieve success for the whole enterprise (toned-up employees and shareholders). After seeing Yahoo! lose altitude year after year, the criticism leveled at Mayer makes me optimistic about the company’s future: Mayer’s treatment hurts where it needs to.

Mayer’s critics sound like January gym-goers: You mean exercising is actually physically taxing?

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