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city of Superior, the Northern Pacific Railway and their future growth

Elliott, Howard

city of Superior, the Northern Pacific Railway and their future growth

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Published in [St. Paul? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Superior (Wis.)
    • Subjects:
    • Northern Pacific Railway.,
    • Superior (Wis.)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Howard Elliott, president, Northern Pacific Railway. Address before the Rotary Club of Superior, Superior, Wisconsin, January 7, 1913.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE2791 .N857 1913
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL176501M
      LC Control Numbera 13000724
      OCLC/WorldCa6732165

      In , both the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific railway companies raised their wages in response to union agitation. Footnote 26 Inevitably, the Railway Association of Canada, representing CN and CP, applied for a general increase in freight rates to offset the increased operating costs and declining volume of post-war traffic. Strange as it may seem, overcoming geographic obstacles, winning decisive battles or meeting global business targets are the type of goals often best achieved when pursued indirectly. This is the idea of Obliquity. Oblique approaches are most effective in difficult terrain, or where outcomes depend on interactions with other people.


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