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11:39 am on Tuesday, January 15, 2013
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11:37 am on Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Boardroom Reading of 2012
From the Wall Street Journal Marc Levinson selects his favorite business books from the past year. Levinson writes. “Tomes by management gurus telling you how to remake your company are a dime a dozen. Well-researched case studies are much rarer.” "American Icon," by Bryce G. Hoffman is a great example of the well-researched book.
See more from the WSJ at: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324024004578173530157195770.html?mod=wsj_share_tweet
Visit a nearby branch of Carroll County Public Library to pick up this great book to read during the holidays.
4:55 pm on Wednesday, September 19, 2012
“Opening the highways for all mankind”
One challenge that new Ford CEO Alan Mulally faced in 2006 was getting the company he was hired to lead to rally around a common purpose. Mulally found inspiration in this Ford advertisement placed in the Saturday Evening Post in 1925. http://wot.motortrend.com/historical-photographs-ford-available-sale-fordimagescom-28131.html/advertisement-ford_jan1925/#.UFYs8UuZ6s0.email
I find the image and its caption to be an excellent example of a well written mission statement. Over the years I have been involved in writing mission statements with several organizations. It is always a challenge to capture the core purpose of complex organizations succinctly, but back in 1925 Ford did just that. Mulally seized the opportunity to refocus and reenergize Ford’s entire workforce.
Read more about this true story in Bryce Hoffman’s American Icon. Join the conversation and share what you found interesting about American Icon. Pick this book up today at one of our branches or download it online at http://library.carr.org/ Tony Eckard
11:49 am on Tuesday, September 18, 2012
American Icon is being considered for the 2012 Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.
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