OVERVIEW: Recessions are difficult times. Companies respond differently to them, especially in the ways that they manage R&D. Intel's recently retired chairman, Craig Barrett, has been an outspoken advocate for continuing investment in R&D, telling Fortune magazine, for example, that “you can't save your way out of a recession; you can only invest your way out” (May 25, 2009). Anxious to explore how the semiconductor giant has managed to accomplish this, RTM editor in chief Jim Euchner spoke with Barrett about innovation, investment, Intel, and international competitiveness.
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