By Greg Niemann

ISBN-10: 0787994022

ISBN-13: 9780787994020

even if its brown trucks are on each block and its supply carrier reaches greater than 2 hundred nations, UPS is without doubt one of the world’s so much underestimated and misunderstood businesses.

For the 1st time, a UPS “lifer” tells the behind-the-scenes tale of the way a small messenger carrier turned a enterprise immense. Big Brown unearths the outstanding 100-year heritage of UPS and the lifetime of its founder Jim Casey—one of the best unknown capitalists of the 20 th century. Casey pursued a Spartan company philosophy that emphasised army self-discipline, drab uniforms, and reliability over flash—a version that continues to be mirrored in UPS tradition today.

Big Brown examines the entire seeming paradoxes approximately UPS: from its conventional administration type and strict rules coupled with excessive worker loyalty and robust exertions kin; from its old “anti-marketing” bias (why brown?) to its sterling model loyalty and acceptance for quality.

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