In his 2004 biography of Alexander Hamilton, author Ron Chernow noted that a large part of Hamilton's genius was to erect structures virtually assuring that the nation would grow up with a strong centralized government.

As the primary author of the Federalist Papers and the country's first Treasury secretary, Hamilton realized that the structure of an organization dictates its goals and performance. This fundamental insight has broad applicability in today's asset management business, where marketing and distribution operations often fail to act in concert.

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