What You Can Learn From the Decline of Nokia: Interview with former CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo

How Nokia lost its world-dominating position has been the subject of much debate. Is it an issue of stronger competitors (i.e., Apple and Google)? Did Nokia lack the right strategy, or the ability to implement strategy? With the benefit of hindsight, former Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo paints a picture of a once-pioneering company failing to rise to new challenges.

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