Nike Stock Concerns - Memorandum To: Joan McLaughlin From:...

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Memorandum To: Joan McLaughlin From: ______, Investment Representative for Edward Jones Date: October 2, 2007 Re: Nike Stock Concerns I am very glad that you came to me with your concerns about Phil Knight stepping down as CEO of Nike. Many people, inside the company have similar concerns, wondering how Nike will fair without him. As a valued client, I would like to support you in your stock decision by addressing the following topics: Phil Knight’s Influence Bill Perez’s Failure Mark Parker Chosen Knight’s Continuous Role Phil Knight as a Leader Phil Knight was the ultimate CEO. His unmatched passion for what he does balances his quiet personality. His employees respect him, value his judgments, and look up to him as a leader. His unique management approach grants his employees freedoms, which leads to a better workplace that keeps employees inspired. However his greatest ability as a leader is his hiring of talented, passionate people. Finding people who care about the company allows Knight to give his employees greater control on product development
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BUSINESS 101 taught by Professor Cindysmith during the Fall '07 term at Lehigh University .

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Nike Stock Concerns - Memorandum To: Joan McLaughlin From:...

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