04 Aug '11, 9pm

Creativity, China and Mickey Mouse: He wasn't the odds-on favourite to succeed Michael Eisner. But when Bob Iger...

He wasn't the odds-on favourite to succeed Michael Eisner. But when Bob Iger, 60, (picture) became CEO of Disney in 2005, he confounded the sceptics. He quickly moved to calm the infighting that had roiled Disney, and then he launched the media giant into profitable new ventures. In this edited interview with editor-in-chief of the Harvard Business Review Adi Ignatius, Iger talks about leadership, creativity and a controversial effort to reinvent the iconic Mickey Mouse. When you became CEO, Disney seemed fairly dysfunctional. How did you confront that? We had been through a rough five-year period, with a hostile takeover attempt, a shareholder revolt and a battle with two prominent board members ... I felt I had a great opportunity to get the company believing in itself again and, in doing so, have others believe in us. I articulated that I wanted Disney to be one of the ...

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