Steve Jobs said he built Apple to be like the Beatles -- a tight-knit group whose members "kept each other's kind of negative tendencies in check." His successor, CEO Tim Cook has ousted top execs who failed to mesh well with the rest of the senior management team, writes Dan Farber. "The Beatles had an incredible run for 10 years, before finally breaking up in 1970. Jobs and now Cook have kept their band together for even longer," Farber notes.
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