TITLE

AN OUTSIDER FIRES UP A RAILROAD Proud but hidebound, the Union Pacific was run for the managers, not the customers. Then Mike Walsh came along and taught this winded iron horse to compete

AUTHOR(S)
Kupfer, Andrew; Erdman, Andrew
PUB. DATE
December 1989
SOURCE
Fortune;12/18/1989, Vol. 120 Issue 15, p133
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
57868387

 

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