Samsung's push to be more like Silicon Valley
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"Summer of Samsung" ... Bloomberg Businessweek's Brad Stone, Sam Kim and Ian King go inside Samsung to examine how South Korea's most important company — and the family behind it — is succeeding amid all the turmoil:
The company remains confident of its engineering prowess, but it has been working to transform a hierarchical culture that has long prized loyalty, tireless work, and deference. Although this culture has been well-suited to a hardware company, executives know it will have to change if Samsung Electronics is to compete with Silicon Valley in technologies such as cloud services and artificial intelligence.