Business Profile: Rupert Murdoch

Business Profile: Rupert Murdoch

On attention to the organisational processes from the world’s wealthiest media mogul.

Age: 87

Industry: News Media, Executive Chairman of News Corporation 

Net worth: $15.7 Billions

Forbes 100 greatest business minds 2017

On Perfectionism:

“When I hear something going wrong, I insist on it being put right.”

On Details:

“I try to keep in touch with the details… I also look at the product daily. That doesn’t mean you interfere, but it’s important occasionally to show the ability to be involved. It shows you understand what’s happening.”

On Technologies:

“We’ve got to lift our game tremendously. We’ll sell our business news and information in print, we’ll sell it to anyone who’s got a cable system, and we’ll sell it on the Web.”

Image: Rupert Murdoch at World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, 2009 / Flickr, Monika Flueckiger, CC BY-SA 2.0

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