Unformatted text preview: better. Another motivation factor was when Kleinfelds dad who was a hard working shipyard laborer, died when he was 10. “That was a “brutal” experience, Kleinfeld says, but the hardship that followed forged a determination to succeed.” Kleinfelds beginning approach to building high-performance teams was to push his employees harder. Examples of this were making his employees work weekends, and developing equipment quicker. I think he had a lead by example aspect. By being a team player and answering questions that were brought to his attention, helped build a stronger company....
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- Spring '08
- Business, The A-Team, Klaus Kleinfeld, Kleinfeld, working shipyard laborer, sheets motivation