- We are
using new technologies in meaningful ways. To build our new
refinery in 60 percent of the time it took to build our first,
we are training 20,000 people in a new generation of welding
technology in six months.
Ambani # Technology,
- My view
is to give everyone the space to grow in his own way. When
you see restructuring or separations in a family [firm], value
has almost always been destroyed. This is the first case where
value has been enhanced. In that way it has been a win-win
Ambani # Problems,
are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn't make
any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A
company is only as good as the people it keeps.
Kay Ash # Company,
- We treat
our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people
who work for you, they will honor and serve you.
Kay Ash # Customers,
got thousands of investors counting on us. And we're a team
of thousands of employees all counting on each other. That's
Bezos # Employee,
- I insist
that we continually ask our staff for any suggestions they
might have, and I try my hand at their jobs.
Branson # Employee,
- Now we've
got around seven thousand people working, and that to me is
fantastically satisfying.. more than dollars and cents, because
I just believe that the greatest thing you can give someone
is a job.
Holmes a Court # Company,
treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your
Covey # Employee,
are given the chance to help shape their company by participating
in a company-wide communications program making suggestions
on waste reduction, environmental improvement, customer satisfaction,
quality improvement, and safety issues.
Covey # Employee,
- If an
enterprise does not aspire to be the best of its kind, it
will attract second-rate employees, and it will be soon forgotten.
Csikszentmihalyi # Company,
- A business
organization whose employees are happy is more productive,
has a higher morale, and has a lower turnover.
Csikszentmihalyi # Business,
have three responsibilities: 1) make a profit, 2) satisfy
employees, and 3) be socially responsible.
Drucker # Company,
- A manager's
task is to make the strengths of people effective and their
weakness irrelevant--and that applies fully as much to the
manager's boss as it applies to the manager's subordinates.
Drucker # Employee,
- We operate
in many countries, in many jurisdictions in the world. As
part of that, for the sake of the employees working in those
areas, we have to abide by the laws.
Filo # Business,
- Our employees
are like extended members of our family.
Ford # Employee,
together the right information with the right people will
dramatically improve a company's ability to develop and act
on strategic business opportunities.
Gates # Information,
- The flatter
the corporate hierarchy, the more likely it is that employees
will communicate bad news and act upon it.
Gates # Management,
as you would not permit a fellow employee to steal a piece
of office equipment, you shouldn't let anyone walk away with
the time of his fellow managers.
Grove # Employee,
- If the
world operates as one big market, every employee will compete
with every person anywhere in the world who is capable of
doing the same job. There are lots of them and many of them
Grove # World,
- Men and
women want to do a good job, and if they are provided the
proper environment, they will do so.
Hewlett # Woman,
is nothing more than motivating other people.
Iacocca # Management,
always found that the speed of the boss is the speed of the
Iacocca # Leadership,
- If there
is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example.
I have to do so for all the Ikea employees.
Kamprad # Leadership,
people do not drive flashy cars or stay at luxury hotels.
Kamprad # Brands,
- If the
employees come first, then they're happy, ... A motivated
employee treats the customer well. The customer is happy so
they keep coming back, which pleases the shareholders. It's
not one of the enduring Green mysteries of all time, it is
just the way it works.
Kelleher # Employee,
about educating people to be owners of businesses, not employees
Kiyosaki # Education,
only as good as the people you hire.
Kroc # Employee,
(also) looking for a good people person who is able to motivate
others and get strong performances out of people.
Lay # Good,
- I always
took my role as a leader, and certainly chairman and CEO of
a major company very seriously as to our employees and trying
to create opportunities for them and create opportunities
where they could even, as I said many times, could realize
their God-given potential and maybe realize more potential
than even they realize they had.
Lay # Leadership,
want to progress. Businesses need to provide a growth path,
which becomes increasingly difficult in a shrinking economy.
Martin # Employee,
want to feel their leaders know where they' re going, since
the employees have to follow that path.
Martin # Employee,
will be responsible if they are truly given responsibiliy
Martin # Business,
not enough just to be flexible in matters at work. With the
changing social contract between employee and employers, managers
must also remain more flexible in their personal careers.
Martin # Work,
trend already has begun. Already we're seeing ads saying,
"Help wanted. We need older workers." The only offense
is calling age 60 "older", instead of "mid-life."
Milken # Help,
- A strong
player, which has the sufficient critical mass, can withhold
pressure better and create a more stable environment that
benefits shareholders as well as employees.
Mittal # Strong,
- In motivating
people, you've got to engage their minds and their hearts.
I motivate people by example and perhaps by excitement, by
having productive ideas to make others feel involved.
Murdoch # Motivational,
- The buck
stops with me, but I can tick off dozens of very good senior
executives that are responsible for hundreds or thousands
of people who work for me.
Murdoch # Leadership,
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