Wisdom of the CEO: An interview with Grady Means

Grady Means (Global leader of PricewaterhouseCooper's strategy consulting practice)

Strategy & Leadership

ISSN: 1087-8572

Publication date: 1 June 1999


In this interview, Grady Means describes the context within which today's businesses must operate and the steps key business leaders are taking to ensure their success in this environment. Topics discussed include: business‐to‐business e‐commerce, a global strategic perspective, collapsed planning cycles, heuristic planning based on options, creating outsourcing auction networks, and knowledge management among communities of interest. By recognizing the cycles of change and taking bold action, Grady Means believes that companies will see growth rates and wealth creation that are unprecedented.



Means, G. (1999), "Wisdom of the CEO: An interview with Grady Means", Strategy & Leadership, Vol. 27 No. 6, pp. 4-9. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb054647

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