Plain talk: lessons from a business maverick

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Wiley, 1998 - Business & Economics - 196 pages
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A visionary, maverick, and genuine American business hero, Ken Iverson is one of the most closely-watched business leaders in the world. Credited with single-handedly rejuvenating the rapidly declining American steel industry to the status of world-class producer, Iverson is one of the most successful and, as he likes to point out, one of the lowest-paid CEOs in the U.S. In his long-awaited book, Ken Iverson shares his ideas, observations, and the lessons he's learned about what it takes to grow a super-competitive, world-class organization.

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A Higher Cause
Trust Your Instincts
Destroy the Hierarchy

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About the author (1998)

Iverson earned a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering from Cornell and a master's degree in mechanical engineering at Purdue.

Varian is a principal of Strategic Communications Services in Mooresville, North Carolina.