The Resource Perfecting a piece of the world : Arthur Imperatore and the blue-collar aristocrats of A-P-A, David Rounds

Perfecting a piece of the world : Arthur Imperatore and the blue-collar aristocrats of A-P-A, David Rounds

Label
Perfecting a piece of the world : Arthur Imperatore and the blue-collar aristocrats of A-P-A
Title
Perfecting a piece of the world
Title remainder
Arthur Imperatore and the blue-collar aristocrats of A-P-A
Statement of responsibility
David Rounds
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "What makes a businessman? Is it greed, is it ego? I believe that to be a good businessman, you really have to be able to give." This is the philosophy of Arthur Imperatore, American entrepreneur, creator of A-P-A Transport Corporation of North Bergen, New Jersey. His trucking company has flourished at a level of productivity and profit that is legendary throughout the business community. A-P-A's ability to win hard work and loyalty in a notoriously hostile labor market
  • Has long baffled its competitors. Arthur Imperatore, though, believes there is no real mystery to improving productivity: companies must "call working people to their highest purpose" by pushing them hard and treating them right. Perfecting a Piece of the World is a slice-of-life look at people making it right in the transportation industry - about good, hard-working people doing well. The book follows the bluntly eloquent A-P-A drivers, dockworkers, billers
  • Dispatchers, salespeople, and managers as they barrel up I-95 in a tractor-trailer, load their trucks before dawn to prepare for an early morning run, or cradle phones on both shoulders while cheerleading a driver on to beat his best time delivering goods in the back streets of New Jersey. Their stories, united by the legacy of Arthur Imperatore's engaging and charismatic personality, are told by a wonderful writer who weaves great business sense into an inspiring
  • Picture of American ingenuity
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rounds, David
Index
no index present
LC call number
HE5623.Z7
LC item number
A187 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • A-P-A Transport Corp
  • Imperatore, Arthur
  • Imperatore, Arthur
  • A-P-A Transport Corp
  • Trucking
  • Trucking
  • United States
Label
Perfecting a piece of the world : Arthur Imperatore and the blue-collar aristocrats of A-P-A, David Rounds
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780201567946
Lccn
93018731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27726141
  • (OCoLC)ocm27726141
Label
Perfecting a piece of the world : Arthur Imperatore and the blue-collar aristocrats of A-P-A, David Rounds
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-292) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
292 pages
Isbn
9780201567946
Lccn
93018731
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)27726141
  • (OCoLC)ocm27726141

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