And there is Lee Iaccoca
, ambitious,driven, able, and filled with rancor over real and fancied slights to his ethnic background.
"I am of the view that staff of Chase Bank would be ready and willing to take a salary cut like they did in the case of Chrysler Motors in the United States of American when Lee Iaccoca
took over the management of the company in the early 80s.
He has been called fearless, shrewd, a visionary, a natural born leader, a contemporary shaman and the "Lee Iaccoca
of the North." Billy Diamond, a legend in his own right, is now one of the first inductees into the Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame.
In the study of business leaders, it is the work of such charismatics as Lee Iaccoca
or John Sculley that receives most of the attention.
In Hollywood, this superiority can be seen in Rambo's grunt, "Do we get to win this time?" In the world of business, Chrysler's Lee Iaccoca
If Chrysler had used the same hiring and firing techniques as the federal government over the past decade, Lee Iaccoca
would be known as one of capitalism's great nitwits and the Le Baron would be outperformed by the Yugo.
In a peculiarly American version of 'linkage,' Chrysler's Lee Iaccoca
has suggested that renewed trade negotiations -- especially with Japan -- take American sacrifices in the Gulf into account.
Some corporate leaders like Chrysler's Lee Iaccoca
see the seriousness of the educational system's problems and how they will deter US competitiveness; these leaders are speaking out and putting money and resources behind their words.
These business tycoons of the day were household names, much like Donald Trump, Carl Icahn, Irwin Jacobs, Ivan Boesky, and Lee Iaccoca
Chrysler's Lee Iaccoca
, with his keen eye for determining what people want (as witnessed by the success of the Ford Mustang of the 1960s and the "tall car versus short truck" minivan in the 1980s), is credited with reintroducing the convertible to American drivers.
has signed on as an advisor with the startling assertion: "In my 40-plus years experience in the automotive industry, Amerityre's car tire technology has the most potential to change the industry as we know it." The key word here is "potential." But as Steinke explains, polyurethane tires could enjoy some clear advantages over their traditional rubber counterparts.
Warren Buffett, Lee Iaccoca
, or Jack Welch don't have a clue about what's happening on your street.