TITLE

STEPPING UP TO THE PLATE

AUTHOR(S)
CASSANO, ERIK
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Smart Business Houston;Nov2008, Vol. 3 Issue 5, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the decision of Ranger Steel Services LP president Ron Whitley to make delivering steel plate and service the new focus of the company. According to the article, this change prompted Whitley to inform and teach employees about the direction of the company and industry so that they might take genuine interest in helping the leader. Whitley mentions that a company is like a football team--they have to work together and jell together.
ACCESSION #
35639300

 

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