Trusting Employees 
April 18, 2017
Nucor ( symbol NUE) has a culture of decentralization. Even though they have over 20,000 employees there are only 5 managerial levels. They prefer to push most decisions down to the employees closest to the issue at hand. Apparently, this strategy is contributing to increased productivity and higher employee moral.

This 2-minute video features a number of employees sharing their views on the unique culture at Nucor. (Sorry, this is the closest link to the video. After clicking this link click on the middle/3rd video at the bottom that reads, "Loving what we do".)

The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Theodore Roosevelt
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