Born: August 16, 1902
Birthplace: Cummington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Died: September 28, 1993
Occupation: Chemical Engineer
Profile: President (1948-1962) and Chairman (1962-1967) of the DuPont Company.
Number of Quotes: 1
The grab for a quick killing is the mark of the worst kind of leadership, for it places immediate profit above the long-term interest of the organization and can lead ultimately only to disaster.