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James Dicke Provides Overview of Family Businesses In The United States

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  • Date Added : 9/20/2006
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James Dicke

  • Chairman and CEO, Crown Equipment Corporation
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1946 (Age: 75 years old)
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
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Biography

James Dicke II is Chairman and CEO of Crown Equipment Corporation which, under his leadership, has become the largest manufacturer of forklift trucks in the United States and the fifth-largest in the world.

Dicke also has served on the Board of Directors of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Commissioners, the Anderson-Cooke Air Force Museum Foundation, the Dayton Power and Light Company, the National Museum of American Art, the Advisory Committee for the Arts at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Arts, and the Bicycle Museum of America. Appointed by President George W. Bush, he also serves on the President's Export Council.

Jim Dicke is a graduate Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.

Most of the businesses in the United States and indeed around the world are family businesses. You know when you think of companies, major companies, even companies like Crown which had been going for 60 years and then grown into a pretty sizable company. You don't necessarily think of family busin...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 31 James Dicke Provides Overview of Family Businesses In The United States
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 1 min. 45 sec.
Video 2 of 31 James Dicke Shares Background of Ideas Prior To Founding Of Crown Equipment Corporation
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 4 min. 33 sec.
Video 3 of 31 James Dicke Provides Background of Crown Equipment Corporation After World War II
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 1 min. 42 sec.
Video 4 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Family Business Dynamics And Reality That Family Relationships Made Business Relationships More Difficult
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 2 min. 49 sec.
Video 5 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Challenge of Separating Family and Business
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 4 min. 12 sec.
Video 6 of 31 James Dicke States Importance of Distinguishing Between Personal And Business Relationships In A Family Business
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 2 min. 37 sec.
Video 7 of 31 James Dicke Shares Example of Family Business Run By Non-Family Executives
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 3 min. 34 sec.
Video 8 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Challenges of Working In A Three-Man Partnership
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 1 min. 32 sec.
Video 9 of 31 James Dicke States Differences In Age and Stage Can Assist Partnership Relationships
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 1 min. 46 sec.
Video 10 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Challenge of Keeping Family Business Running Through Multiple Generations
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 3 min. 1 sec.
Video 11 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Integration of His Son Into The Family Business
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 3 min. 42 sec.
Video 12 of 31 James Dicke States Crown Manufactures Many Products Using Vertical Integration
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 2 min. 53 sec.
Video 13 of 31 James Dicke States Biggest Constraint For Small Companies In The US Today Is Ability To Attract and Retain Talented Workers
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 2 min. 38 sec.
Video 14 of 31 James Dicke Shares Disappointment With Industry Focus on Short-Term Profits Versus Long-Term Success
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 2 min. 0 sec.
Video 15 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Characteristics of a Good CEO
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 2 min. 31 sec.
Video 16 of 31 James Dicke States Some Personality Traits Are Genetic and Some Can Be Learned
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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Video 17 of 31 James Dicke States Being In A Family Business Gives You An Opportunity To Lead At An Earlier Age
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 2 min. 36 sec.
Video 18 of 31 James Dicke States Family Businesses Can Provide Big Opportunities With Big Risks
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
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Video 19 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Challenge of Communicating Within An International Organization
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 2 min. 17 sec.
Video 20 of 31 James Dicke States Family Business Can Provide Great Opportunity For Children - But Only If They Want That Opportunity
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
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Video 21 of 31 James Dicke Shares Thoughts on Innovation
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
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Video 22 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Reasoning Behind Crown's Vertical Integration
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
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Video 23 of 31 James Dicke Discusses Decision To Remain Private Rather Than Going Public
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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Video 24 of 31 James Dicke States Undergraduates Who Are Thirsty To Learn Are More Appealing Job Candidates
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
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Video 25 of 31 James Dicke Discusses How Interesting In Art Has Carried Over To Professional Life
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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Video 26 of 31 James Dicke States Industrial Design Should Marry Product Funcationality To Productivity
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 1 min. 16 sec.
Video 27 of 31 James Dicke States Surpirse That Bad Ideas Seem To Always Resurface
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
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Video 28 of 31 James Dicke Shares Advice To Undergraduate Students
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 1 min. 30 sec.
Video 29 of 31 James Dicke States Importance of Developing Interpersonal Skills
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 1 min. 27 sec.
Video 30 of 31 James Dicke States Reality That Career Choices Directly Impact Spouse
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
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  • 1 min. 6 sec.
Video 31 of 31 James Dicke States Work-Life Balance Wasn't Easy To Find
  • James Dicke - Lecture - Crown Equipment Corporation
  • 9/20/2006
  • James Dicke
  • 1 min. 44 sec.

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