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Richard Loynd States Importance of Communication Within The Organization

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  • Date Added : 12/20/2004
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Richard Loynd

  • Chariman and CEO, Retired, Furniture Brands International
  • male
  • Caucasian
  • 1928 (Age: 93 years old)
  • Richard Loynd - Interview - Furniture Brands International
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Richard Loynd has had a distinguished career which included his position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of INTERCO. It was under his leadership that the company engaged in its negotiations to restructure its debt, and ultimately emerged from Chapter 11 proceedings with a stronger balance sheet and a new focus on growth. In 1992, INTERCO had four primary operating companies: Florsheim and Converse in footwear manufacturing, and Broyhill and Lane in furniture manufacturing. In an effort to more clearly define the company's focus, in 1994 INTERCO spun off to its interest in Florsheim and Converse. The company was renamed Furniture Brands International to embrace the new focus. Loynd is now retired but still serves on the company's Board of Directors.

Richard Loynd is a graduate of Cornell University.

The best way that I did that was to meet regularly with people down through the organization. And to insist that our managers did the same thing. All the way down to the factory floor. In other words, what we did was ask our plant managers to sit down once a week at least, and have lunch with 10 ...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Choosing A Career After College
  • Richard Loynd - Interview - Furniture Brands International
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Video 2 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Decision To Join Emerson Electric
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Video 3 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Decision To Join Conglomerate Which Got Purchased By Allied Chemical
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Video 4 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Evolution of Furniture Brands International
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Video 5 of 27 Richard Loynd Shares Thoughts on Teamwork
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Video 6 of 27 Richard Loynd Shares Thoughts on Entrepreneurship
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Video 7 of 27 Richard Loynd States Importance Of Being Willing To Discuss Bad News Before The Good News
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Video 8 of 27 Richard Loynd States In Business, You Must Go To Where The Problems Are
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Video 9 of 27 Richard Loynd States You Need Integrity and Passion in A Management Team
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Video 10 of 27 Richard Loynd States If Logic Doesn't Get You The Answer You Need Then Change The Logic
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Video 11 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Concept of Gross Profit Management
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Video 12 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Challenge of Turning Data Into Information
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Video 13 of 27 Richard Loynd States Importance of Communication Within The Organization
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Video 14 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Importance of Innovation In Product Development
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Video 15 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Increase In International and Overseas Supplies
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Video 16 of 27 Richard Loynd States High Quality Suppliers Are Essential To Success
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Video 17 of 27 Richard Loynd Shares Thoughts on Leadership
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Video 18 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Business Planning Within a Large Corporation
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Video 19 of 27 Richard Loynd Shares Thoughts on Importance of Strategic Planning
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Video 20 of 27 Richard Loynd Shares Example of Mistake in Not Signing Michael Jordan At Converse
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Video 21 of 27 Richard Loynd States Opinion That Business Has Not Really Changed
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Video 22 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Chuck Knight and His Leadership of Emerson Electric
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Video 23 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Importance of Dedication to Principles
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Video 24 of 27 Richard Loynd Shares Thoughts on Cash Flow
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Video 25 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Importance of Giving Back to Community
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Video 26 of 27 Richard Loynd Discusses Work-Life Balance
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Video 27 of 27 Richard Loynd States Importance of Understanding Accounting
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