Chainsaw al dunlap was the manifestation of 90s greed first breaking into headlines as the controversial head of scott paper, dunlap's ruthless scaling down of the company left a wake of anger and resentment, even as scott's stock value soared. Chainsaw al dunlap, author of mean business -- and a us military academy at west point graduate, paratrooper, and executive officer of a nuclear missile . Al dunlap at sunbeam 2 evaluates the decisions of the sunbeam board of directors during al dunlap’s tenure as chairman and chief executive officer important elements of this assessment include an overview of sunbeam’s goals, an evaluation of the 1996-1997 compensation package, an evaluation of the 1998 compensation package, the decision to fire al dunlap, and the governance of the board . Albert chainsaw al dunlap took over the reins at sunbeam corporation in july 1996 in a hire meant to provide the company with a turnaround in the small appliance industry his plan involved massive cuts to the company's product lines, plant closings and major cutbacks in the number of employees at sunbeam. Mean business by albert j dunlap with bob andelman 134 likes mean business: how i save bad companies and make good companies great is the 1996 new.
Sunbeam's tumbling stock price and the problems behind it spur the company's board to dunlap the man whose name means to lay off. Dunlap's nicknames--preferred nicknames--are chainsaw al and rambo in pinstripes, so you can scarcely imagine two more antithetical worldviews than his and the ama's the ama pitches itself as . On the other end of the spectrum are leaders like al dunlap, also known as the chainsaw now retired, dunlap spent his career hopping from one corporate boardroom to the next, applying a myopic obsession with his companies' financials at the expense of absolutely everything else.
A documentary film was made about dunlap in 1998 called cutting to the core—albert j dunlap chainsaw: the notorious career of al dunlap in the era of profit . Despite staunch denials of wrongdoing while head of sunbeam corp, albert j chainsaw al dunlap has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by shareholders who accused. Interview with al dunlap uh -- “chainsaw” was given to me by john aspen, the famous british naturalist he said, “you know, you’re like a chainsaw you . Chainsaw: the notorious career of al dunlap in the era of profit-at-any-price [john a byrne] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers before there was ken lay and jeff skilling at enron, before bernie ebbers at worldcom, or dennis kozlowski at tyco. Commentary and archival information about albert j dunlap from the new york times albert j dunlap, also known as chainsaw al for his propensity to fire people .
It would be hard to imagine a more scathing indictment of one man's career and character than this blistering saga by byrne (informed consent), a senior writer for business week dubbed chainsaw al. Chainsaw al dunlap -- the man who pink-slipped 6,000 people from boca-based sunbeam corp -- is one twisted dude at least, that's according to a new biography due out by oct 20among bizarre. Today’s guest: “chainsaw” albert j dunlap, former ceo of scott paper and author of mean business: how i save bad companies and make good companies great or. He anointed himself america's best ceo but al dunlap drove sunbeam into the ground. As president of sunbeam-oster canada, john b gates got a front row seat to the actions of al “chainsaw” dunlap, the notorious sunbeam-oster ceo whose activities led to a $500,000 fine from the securities and exchange commission and a lifetime ban from becoming an officer in a us corporation .
The securities and exchange commission filed a lawsuit against albert j chainsaw al dunlap and five others tuesday, leveling charges of accounting fraud against the former chairman and chief . Hello as my friend and colleague pinkfreud notes below, chainsaw al dunlap was living in boca raton in 2002 however, al and his wife judy are now living in ocala, florida, where they are enjoying golf, tennis and hiking. Your boss actually is a psycho which is how “chainsaw al” dunlap wound up at the reins one day after the company's board of directors revealed the name of its new ceo in july 1996, the . Such unflattering details cannot be found among the 289 pages of dunlap's mean business, which chronicles his exploits as chainsaw al, the controversial executive who has fashioned a highly .
101 al dunlap quotes (albert j dunlap quotes, al chainsaw dunlap quotes) 1 2 3 the success of a corporation is inversely proportional to the size and opulence of its headquarters. Today's guest: 'chainsaw' albert j dunlap, author, mean business: how i save bad companies and make good companies great watch this exclusive mr media interview with 'chainsaw' albert j dunlap, former ceo of scott paper and author of mean business: how i save bad companies and make good companies great, by clicking on the video player above. Albert j dunlap, an executive who became the symbol for brutal layoffs and plant closings to boost corporate profits, was fired as chairman and chief executive of appliance maker sunbeam corp, sunbeam gives the ax to ceo 'chainsaw al' - latimes.
Albert john dunlap (born july 26, 1937 ) is a retired corporate executive he was best known as a turnaround specialist and professional downsizer the ruthless methods he employed to streamline ailing companies, most notably scott paper, won him the nicknames "chainsaw al" and "rambo in. Abebookscom: chainsaw: the notorious career of al dunlap in the era of profit-at-any-price (9780066619804) by john a byrne and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices.
In the notorious cooked-books scandal of sunbeam, its ousted chief “chainsaw” al dunlap has received a slap on wrist to get off the hook at least. Chainsaw al dunlap's career as a turnaround artist is over blame it on hubris he was a tough executive who thought he could work miracles in a lousy business dunlap was the fifth chief . When the recent flap over mitt romney’s tenure at bain capital, the investment firm, surfaced, the first name that came to mind was “chainsaw” al dunlap i thought of dunlap because romney's smiling face does not match the sneering simon legree image of a corporate raider.