There will forever be books and pieces written about Steve Jobs. He was the Henry Ford of my generation. Most portray him as a harsh dictator who wasn't afraid to tell people what was on his mind. Fast Company looks at how Steve evolved as a CEO, especially in his second act:
Despite his reputation as a tyrannical micromanager, Jobs maintained an excellent and relatively stable executive team during his second tenure at Apple. The more mature and confident he became, the more he surrounded himself with strong, opinionated executives who felt comfortable arguing with him. This was something he had learned during his exile from Apple.