Test of Mettle

Helman, Christopher
May 2009
Forbes Asia;5/11/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p60
The article focuses on the performance of Dan DiMicco, chief executive officer (CEO) of Nucor Corp., during the recessions. In an era of low price and less work, DiMicco is reported to stick to the policy of the company not to layoff employees due to lack of work. With demands for steel on a low, outside contractors are cut off and employees now mow lawns and clean bathrooms, and some even work half days. These policies of the CEO has earned him a position among the best contemporary leaders.


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