Plain Talk by Ken Iverson
Lessons from a Business Maverick

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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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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.
Published October 24, 1997 by Wiley. 208 pages
Genres: Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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In this folksy report to the business community, the chairman of the third-largest U.S. steelmaker, the Fortune 500 Nucor Corporation, headquartered in North Carolina, ascribes his company's success to simplified paperwork, autonomy for its 11 divisions and a human resources policy making its 700...

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