nicolas leroy

Towards some organisational changes at Yahoo! ?

November 19, 2006

Some articles that have been published lately suggest we may see some organisational changes at Yahoo! in the following weeks / months.

The Wall Street Journal published yesterday an article named “Yahoo Memo: The Peanut Butter Manifesto“. This is mostly the publication of an internal mail from a Yahoo! SVP that calls for changes in the company:

Recognizing our problems. We lack a focused, cohesive vision for our company […] We lack clarity of ownership and accountability […] We lack decisiveness […]

Three days ago, Forbes wrote “Yahoo’s Rising Star” in which Sue Decker, current Yahoo! CFO, is presented as a potential successor of current CEO Terry Semel.