Dryblower and the problem with splitting

CLOTHING fashions change annually but Dryblower believes good management lasts a little longer, which is why he wonders whether the people in charge of BHP Billiton really know what they’re doing with the plan to split the company.

Universally praised by critics, so far, the split-scheme appears to revolve around a belief that value will be unlocked in business units which will remain at the core of BHP Billiton, while also