9780446525442

Lessons from the Heart of American Business

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  • ISBN13:

    9780446525442

  • ISBN10:

    0446525448

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-02-22
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
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Summary

One of America's most respective executives offers his management insights on how to do business now and into the next century. Greenwald discusses such pressing issues as an aging workforce, corporate ethics, dealing with layoffs, building trust with employees, and office politics.

Author Biography

Gerald Greenwald is a former chairman and CEO of United Airlines and former Chrysler Corporation vice-chairman. He has held top managerial positions at Ford Motor Company, Dillon Read, and Olympia and York Charles Madigan is a senior writer for the Chicago Tribune

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Have the Courage to Admit You Don't Know
1(15)
In the Court of the Emperor Ford
16(23)
We'll Always Have Paris: Around the World for Ford
39(25)
Graduate School of Hard Knocks: Running a Business
64(11)
Am I Nuts? Taking the World's Toughest Job
75(29)
Not Such Friendly Skies
104(22)
Workers Paradise?
126(17)
Dealing with Deep Trouble
143(24)
Two Forbidden Words: Trust Me
167(25)
Leave Your Old Ethics at the Door: Ours Are Better
192(21)
Golden Years
213(17)
Who Killed Loyalty?
230(14)
Paying Attention to the Right Things
244(13)
How Not to Sell Your Soul
257(12)
Index 269

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