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  • THE FREE ENTERPRISE SYSTEM: AT WHAT PRICE
    on Sep 20, 2010
    When I worked for someone else and my boss would say, “I love the free enterprise system, but I’d love it more if I had a monopoly,” I always laughed. Not until I had my own business did I fully appreciate what he meant. Since the Communist sys...
  • SOMETHING'S WRONG WITH AMERICAN BUSINESS
    on Sep 14, 2010
    “American management is stupid.” Thus spoke W. Edwards Deming, the father of participative management, during a 1991 public television interview. In his nineties, he could afford to be blunt and honest.In their 1990 book The Machine That Changed...
  • WHERE THE GREENEST GRASS GROWS
    on Sep 2, 2010
    What—a Japanese businessman calling for Japanese management to emulate us? Doesn’t Yoshimichi Yamashita, whose appeal for change in The Wall Street Journal, “Japanese Executives Face Life Out of the Nest,” realize that American management see...
  • THE MANY LIVES OF A BUSINESS
    on Aug 23, 2010
    When Chrysler, Ford, and Hewlett-Packard achieved dramatic turnarounds, it was news. It was even bigger news when American Express, General Motors, IBM, and Westinghouse fell from their stratospheric heights. But to the CEO managing a small business,...
  • TIME FOR A CHANGE
    on Jul 22, 2010
    I was forty-one when I took over a tiny, failing plastics materials business, and sixty when I sold it for enough money to last my wife and me for the rest of our lives. I was often asked then why I decided to sell, especially because the company, wh...
  • IT'S THE CULTURE, STUPID
    on Jul 14, 2010
    Poisoning the AtmosphereWhen a large corporation was looking to buy us, I led the vice president on a tour of our plant. With a sharp eye, he made note of the manufacturing equipment, the diligence of the employees, and the materials we used. After r...
  • DURING A RECESSION MANAGE DEFENSIVELY
    on Jul 1, 2010
    Why didn’t I, as CEO, anticipate the recession in order to take the proper defensive steps? Wasn’t I warned in advance that bad times were coming? Yes and no. Until the recession became obvious, the economists’ predictions had been divided. Was...
  • THE ENTHUSIASTIC COMPANY
    on Jun 23, 2010
    For half of its twenty-year life while I was CEO, my company was like most companies. The workers did only what they were paid to do, the executives took long lunches, and no one told the boss what he or she really thought. People performed simply be...
  • BUSINESSES DON'T FAIL, PEOPLE DO
    on Jun 12, 2010
    Since college, I’ve known that the most frequent cause of early business failure is insufficient capital. No doubt, some entrepreneurs go into business on blind faith. But most raise enough capital based on some sort of projection of anticipated sa...
  • GOVERNMENT: FRIEND OR ADVERSARY?
    on Jun 8, 2010
    I was sitting across the desk from the district commissioner in the lower Manhattan office of the Federal Trade Commission pleading for the survival of my infant gold-plating company. It was 1957 and my first business venture.For months I had been ca...
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