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Lincoln Electric Brochures

“A Stockroom With A Built In Factory,” Lincoln Electric Brochures Article, Reprinted in Mill and Factory, American Machinist, and Electrified Industry.

Lincoln Electric Company Condensed Comparative Statement of Financial Condition. The Lincoln Electric Company Form 10-K for Y/E 12/31/85. Pp. 1-4, 17-18. Various Cost and Ratio Analysis Material

Lincoln Electric: Revolutionary Management From the 1900’s, Case Study for Mgt 591, Presented by Richard Cohen and Clay Lein, January 21, 1989, pp. 1-24.

The Lincoln Electric Company: A Profile, Case Study  for Mgt 352, Researched by Scott Johnson, Shannon Deerr, Kristen Brown, Richard Hovey, and Steve Selman, April 19, 1990, pp. 1-20.

The Lincoln Electric Background Paper, pp. 1-18. 

Lincoln Electric - July 9, 2010 - Religion and Ethics NewsWeekly - PBS

Lincoln Electric Articles

Baldwin, William, “This is the Answer,” Forbes, July 5, 1982, pp. 50,52.

Burmich, George, “My Job on High Steel,” The Plain Dealer, July 15, 1984, pp. 8-13.

Cranebrook, A.V., “Cost Cutting Ways of Lincoln Electric,” Traffic Management, May 1966.

Epstein, Gene, “Inspire your Team,” Success, October 1989, p. 12.

Hastings, D. F. (1999). Lincoln Electric's Harsh Lessons from International Expansion. Harvard Business Review,77(3), 162-178.Hastings, D. F. (1999). Lincoln Electric's Harsh Lessons from International Expansion. Harvard Business Review,77(3), 162-178.

Hershauer, James C. and Ruch, William A., “A Worker Productivity Model and its use at Lincoln Electric,” Interfaces, Vol. 3, No. 3, May 1978, pp.80-89.

Irrgang, W., “The Lincoln Incentive Management Program,” Lincoln Lecture Series, Arizona State University, 1972, pp. 1-23.

Irving, Robert R., “Is Subarc Welding the Answer to ‘Clean’ Productivity,” Iron-Age, August 3, 1981, pp. 55-58.

Johnson, Jeanne, “Incentive…the Key to Quality,” Quality, August 1983, pp. 14-16.

Lincoln Electric Notes

Modic, Stanley J., “Finetuning A Classic,” Industry Week, March 6, 1989, pp. 15-18.

Mrowca, Monica, “Ohio Firm Relies on Incentive-Pay System to Motivate Workers and Maintain Profits,” Wall Street Journal, August 12, 1983.

Notes from lecture by David C. Lincoln, 6/23/88.

Posner, Bruce G., “Right from the Start,” Inc., August 1988, pp. 95-96.

Sabo, Richard S., “What is the Lincoln Incentive Management System?”

Sharplin, A.D., “The Lincoln Electric Company, 1984,” Case Study reprinted in Steiner et al., Management Policy and Strategy, New York: Macmillan Publishing , 1986, pp.  822-842.

Sharplin, A.D., “Low Cost Strategies to Improve Workers’ Job Security,” Journal of Business Strategy, Winter 1985, pp. 90-93.

Shore, H., “Mr. Lincoln and His System,” Business Quarterly, Summer 1986, pp. 10-12.

 “Big Bonuses at Lincoln Electric,” Los Angeles Times, December 1982.

“Firm Gives $17,000 Bonuses,” Arizona Republic, Dec. 7, 1985

 “Incentive Management in Action: An Interview with William            Irrgang, President, The Lincoln Electric Company,” Assembly Engineering, March 1967.

“Lincoln Electric’s Past Enhances its Future,” Management Review,  January 1984, pp. 40-41.

 “The Lincoln Electric Company,” Harvard Business School Case 9-376-028 (Cambridge: Harvard College), 1975. Reprinted in Christensen et al., Policy Formulation and Administration, Homewood, IL: Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1985, pp.  486-519.


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