Editor's note: Every Sunday Fortune publishes a favorite story from its magazine archives. This week, FORTUNE displayed Facebook's COO Sheryl Sandberg on the cover as one of the Most Powerful Women in business. In this week's Sunday throwback, we take a look at a story from 1991 highlighting a few other powerful no. 2 executives.
Rather than be CEO someplace else, three tough executives each chose to operate as No. 2 at winning corporations. MOREOct 13, 2013 10:22 AM ET
Novelist Dave Eggers turns his gaze toward Silicon Valley in The Circle, a paranoid dystopia about a Google stand-in taking over the world.
By Daniel Roberts, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- When novelists point their pens at the business world, the results—specifically the plausibility—vary. Some of the more successful in the past few years have included Jonathan Dee and Adam Haslett, whose novels took on the financial crisis from different angles. Last year, Helen MOREOct 11, 2013 2:31 PM ET
In a new book, The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, Nina Munk tells a rich tale of one man's hubris.
By Erika Fry, reporter
FORTUNE -- One thing is made clear in Nina Munk's new book, The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, it's that solving poverty isn't easy. Not even for Sachs, the celebrated and indefatigable economist who proclaimed it was eminently solvable MOREOct 11, 2013 11:49 AM ET
This shutdown should serve as a wake-up call to both the IRS and the government that we need to adjust how we tax workers -- and fast.
By Jeff Wald
FORTUNE -- Nine days into the first government shutdown in 17 years, and the debate rages on about the budget, debt ceiling, and whether the U.S. has become a global laughingstock. As the days progress, everyone -- from politicians to furloughed workers MOREOct 9, 2013 11:54 AM ET
The new four-door Accord is the first sedan with an EPA 50 mile-per-gallon rating for city driving.Oct 7, 2013 5:00 AM ET
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