As part of the Stanford GSB View From The Top series, Dick Kovacevich, chairman of Wells Fargo, reflects on the lessons he has learned in the 40 years since he left business school. He also describes the management principles that he has used to guide Wells Fargo up to and through the financial crisis.
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