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Description: With many questions unanswered about Steve Jobs’ medical leave of absence, Wall Street Journal ‘ROI’ columnist Brett Arends says the news is ominous for investors.

Source:  Marketwatch.com – video report

Date: 01/17/2011

Link:  http://www.marketwatch.com/video/asset/hub-extra-how-nervous-should-apple-investors-be/BFCF78EB-4250-4572-83E5-62975923A6E3

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the opinions made about the importance of Steve Jobs to the success of Apple.
  • Do you think his absence will cause Apple or Apple share value to suffer?
  • How can management mitigate the perception of loss of Steve Jobs to Apple’s business effort?

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