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Making it in America : a 12-point plan for growing your business and keeping jobs at home

Author: John D Bassett, III; Ellis Henican
Publisher: New York : Center Street, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In Making It in America, Bassett tells you the secrets that have made Vaughan-Bassett Furniture so successful doing what everyone said couldn't be done. Drawing on rich life experience, including the everyday challenges running a traditional manufacturing company, Bassett constructs a 12-point plan to achieve successful leadership in any business. These steps include: Have a winning attitude, respect your employees,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John D Bassett, III; Ellis Henican
ISBN: 9781455563555 1455563552
OCLC Number: 921166247
Description: xx, 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Learning to Lead --
Killer Competition --
It Takes a Winning Attitude --
Treat Your People Like People --
Totally Transparent Leadership --
Tough Decisions --
The Change Imperative --
Don't Panic --
Teamwork and Communication --
Reinvest Constantly --
Make the Best of the Worst --
Buy American --
Will It Ever Return?
Responsibility: John Bassett & Ellis Henican.
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In Making It in America, Bassett tells you the secrets that have made Vaughan-Bassett Furniture so successful doing what everyone said couldn't be done. Drawing on rich life experience, including the everyday challenges running a traditional manufacturing company, Bassett constructs a 12-point plan to achieve successful leadership in any business. These steps include: Have a winning attitude, respect your employees, don't panic, reinvest constantly, and make the best of the worst. Bassett's story is about how those values underpinned his personal success and how they can revitalize America itself.

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