Auxiliary Readings: From the Right: "Free to Choose"...: Econ 1: Spring 2016: UC Berkeley

Any Real Dispute Over Carly Fiorina at HP?

As near as I can see, no.

She placed a huge bet on the merger with COMPAQ--over very strong objections from her Board and her shareholders--based on a belief about economies-of-scale in the PC industry. That belief was wrong. The merger was not a financial success: