Columnist

Steven Syre

Syre writes about local business, economics, and markets twice weekly in the Globe’s Boston Capital column. He joined the Globe in 1995 and previously wrote a financial column in the Boston Herald.

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Boston Capital

Harvard professors clash over rebuke of business theory

By Steven Syre , Globe Columnist

Academic fireworks went off when history professor Jill Lepore wrote a rebuke of Clay Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation.

Boston Capital

Deep roots to Demoulas family feud

By Steven Syre , Globe Columnist

The more things change in the super-rich Demoulas family, the more they stay the same.

Boston Capital

National Grid’s shifty route to lower tax bills

By Steven Syre , Globe Staff

The state tax appellate board has sided with the Department of Revenue over National Grid’s strategy to avoid $1.6 million in taxes.

Boston Capital

Covidien was once just a piece of giant Tyco

By Steven Syre , Globe Staff

The sale of Covidien made me wonder what might have happened over the past decade if Dennis Kozlowski managed to stay out of trouble.