US auto executive.
He was president of General Motors 1923-1937; founded the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, 1945.
In any organization men would move up form the bottom to the top. That develops loyalty, ambition and talent, because there is a chance for promotion.
[If] we are all in agreement on the decision . . . then I propose we postpone further discussion of this matter until our next meeting to give ourselves time to develop disagreement and perhaps gain some understanding of what the decision is all about.
[A car] for every purse and purpose.
If you do it right 51 percent of the time you will end up a hero.
There is no resting place for an enterprise in a competitive economy.
Published Sources for
the above Quotations:
"Adventures of a White Collar Man."
In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
In "Corporate Cultures," by Deal and Kennedy, 1982.