Elon Musk listens at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on February 6. Musk recently caused a flurry when he tweeted his intention to take Tesla, the carmaker he founded, private. Photo: Reuters
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The View by Stephen Vines

Why Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Michael Dell welcome shareholder money but not accountability

Stephen Vines says innovative business leaders struggle with some of the challenges inherent in leading public companies – from shareholder expectations to short sellers

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Elon Musk listens at a press conference following the first launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket at the Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on February 6. Musk recently caused a flurry when he tweeted his intention to take Tesla, the carmaker he founded, private. Photo: Reuters
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