The greatest factor that resulted to the success of Max was his believe in people and diversity. According to Max understanding the diversity of peoples gift, talents, skills and ability will greatly impact the success of a business. In his shop he employed so many people but did realizes some of his employees had some other gift that were not being recognized. This was until when Millwright his lead engineer died that he realized Millwright was not only an engineer but a poet, for he had written so many amazing and beautiful poetry. This aspect of diversity made him believe that each and every one in a ...view middle of the document...
Given the fact that technology had evolved, it did not have an adverse effect n Max and his company since he believed he old equipment still did the desired job.
In addition, Max had a good work ethic that was very instrumental to his success. When Millwright died, Max visited the deceased family. This gestured shows that he had concern and valued all his employees. This act of love and compassion towards the dead and their family was a tool to show how important people are and how much they can be worth to a community or workplace.
Success also come with good leadership abilities. Leadership is not all about giving command to people, but creating and inspiring a vision. Maxes leadership style of delegating authority to various individuals encouraged specialization which greatly impacted on the success of the business. When authority is delegated and people get to specialize (like Millwright), they eventually do those jobs which they are most comfortable with, thus attaining their full potentials at work. To keep the business running throughout the year, Maxes leadership style of delegating authority and encouraging specialization greatly impacted on the business.
Conclusively, from the Willwright story, one can say the greatest factor that contributed o the success of Max DuPree was his ability to recognize diversity in corporate life which was a tool to connect people with a variety of gift for organizational success.