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Steve Jobs and Apple Cult of Personality

AmericanMonetaryAssociation.orgPerhaps more than any company in recent memory, the fortunes of one mega-corporation are tied to the creative impulses of a single man. We are, of course, talking about Steve Jobs and Apple. Talk to anyone who owns a Macintosh computer, iPad, iPhone, iPod – the list goes one. Devotees of products created and marketed by the Apple Chief Executive Officer cling to them with an almost religious intensity. That’s why when news came down the line a few weeks back that Jobs was taking an indefinite leave of absence for medical reasons, you could almost hear the stock price dropping, and drop it did.