No one's going to be able to operate without a grounding in the basic sciences. Language would be helpful, although English is becoming increasingly international. And travel. You have to have a global attitude.
"Keith Rupert Murdoch" , Order of Australia/AC, Order of St. Gregory the Great/KCSG is an Australian American business magnate. Murdoch became managing director of Australia's News Limited, inherited from his father Sir Keith Arthur Murdoch in 1952. He is the founder, Chairman and CEO of global media holding company News Corporation, the world's second-largest media conglomerate, and its successors News Corp and 21st Century Fox after the conglomerate split on 28 June 2013.
In the 1950s and '60s, he acquired various newspapers in Australia and New Zealand, before expanding into the United Kingdom in 1969, taking over the News of the World followed closely by The Sun (United Kingdom)/The Sun. He moved to New York City/New York in 1974 to expand into the US market, but retained interests in Australia and Britain. In 1981, he bought The Times, his first British broadsheet, and became a naturalization/naturalised US citizen in 1985.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous public servants! More Rupert Murdoch on Wikipedia.
You can't build a strong corporation with a lot of committees and a board that has to be consulted every turn. You have to be able to make decisions on your own.
For better or for worse, our company (The News Corporation Ltd.) is a reflection of my thinking, my character, my values.
Should Yahoo have betrayed a source like that? ... I think they were wrong.
Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality.
Is there any other industry in this country which seeks to presume so completely to give the customer what he does not want?
Have started to look like dying elephants.
The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.
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.