Jack Stack

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Jack Stack is the founder and CEO of SRC Holdings, a company comprising more than 35 separate companies. SRC's companies do everything from consulting to packaging to building high-performance engines. Stack went to SRC in 1979 as the Plant Manager of International Harvester after eleven years of direct management experience. In 1983, Stack and the SRC employees bought the company from IH.

Stack is a national and world judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Institute and has served as an advisor for the group since 1998. INC. Magazine has called him the “smartest strategist in America” and named him one of twenty-five entrepreneurs selected to represent the 25 years INC. has been published. Inc. Magazine dubbed him "The Father of Open-Book Management", a business practice of sharing financial and decision-making duties among all employees. Stack was also listed among the “top 10 minds in small business” in Fortune Small Business Magazine.

He has written two books, "The Great Game of Business" and "A Stake in the Outcome" and presents lectures on the subject. The Great Game of Business, was selected one of the thirty best business books of the year by Soundview Executive Book Summaries.

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[1] Inc Magazine website The Turnaround

[2] Inc Magazine website Letter to President Bush

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