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Interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT

O'Regan, N. and Ghobadian, A. (2009) Interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT. Journal of Strategy and Management, 2 (3). pp. 288-295. ISSN 1755-425X

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/17554250910982516

Abstract

Purpose – British Telecom (BT) has achieved a classic turnaround that involved divestment and efficiency drives. This interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT, sheds light on BT's past development and future growth. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes the form of an interview with Sir Mike Rake, Chairman of BT. Findings – The interview outlines a number of important factors in running a resilient and effective global company such as culture and common values, leadership at board and executive levels, remuneration transparency, skills, technology, and corporate governance. Originality/value – The paper provides insight into the strategic journey of BT. Article Type: Viewpoint

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:turnarounds, strategic management, leadership, culture, telecommunications
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Business and Law > Department of Business Management
ID Code:13152
Deposited By: A. Lawson
Deposited On:05 Oct 2010 12:56
Last Modified:12 Aug 2013 08:04

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