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Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.
(1875-1966) born on
May 23
US auto executive. He was president of General Motors 1923-1937; founded the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, 1945.
         
   
F
Never inject a man into the top, if it can be avoided. In a big organization, to have to do that, I think, is a reflection on management, Of course there are always exceptional cases.

R
Take my assets -- but leave me my organization and in five years I'll have it all back.
A
Bedside manners are no substitute for the right diagnosis.
N
Work hard. There is no short cut.
K
[Could] motor cars could be produced [in a country like Germany] and sold in competition in the American market . . . .In my opinion it is impossible to reach the conclusion that competition from without can ever be any factor whatsoever?
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Adventures of a White Collar Man."
R: In "Quotable Business," by Louis E. Boone, 1992.
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "And I Quote," by Ashton Applewhite, 1992.
K: In "The New York Times," 12 Sep. 1929.
   


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