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    Lincoln Electric Company was founded in the year 1895 by founder James F. Lincoln. John Lincoln was an inventor at heart but little did he know 120 years later that he would have been the man to start one of the world’s largest best managed welding manufacturing companies in the world. Although, he did not do it on his own but with his family’s core values and vision he had the leaders in place to create an organization culture that was a success for Lincoln Electric, the employees and most of all the end user the customer. Headquarters based out of East Cleveland ever since 1906 when John constructed a band new facility for his young and small company. In 1907 family and brother James F. Lincoln join the organization to help in force order…

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    The Lincoln Electric Company is an atypical example of American manufacturing. It has managed to thrive in the face of an industry that has all but evaporated from United States’ shores over the course of the last twenty-five years. Their unique culture is the cornerstone of their uninhibited success. James E. Lincoln was a pioneer in novel managerial techniques that lead him and his brother’s company into prosperity. The corporate culture of the Lincoln Electric Company is…

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    History Lincoln Electric Company is a world leader in the manufacturing of welding equipment. The company was founded in 1895 with an initial investment of $200 by John C. Lincoln and, later on, headed by his younger brother James F. Lincoln. The Lincoln Electric incentives and productivity plan has become an important reference for academic texts on management (Sharpling, n.d.). Most of this incentives and productivity plans have been preserved by the company throughout the years and are based…

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    As a former Union Ironworker, I am extremely familiar with the Lincoln Electric Company and its vast array of products. While Lincoln was originally a company with a much wider scope, in terms of the products it sought to produce, the company ultimately began to reduce the scope of its "core products". These days, if you are a welder, working in North America, it is almost impossible that you are not familiar with the Lincoln line of products. If you have a toolbox attached to the back of your…

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    The Lincoln Electric Company is an extremely successful company that primarily manufactures and sells arc-welding products. In order to understand that success, one must understand Lincoln’s unique organizational culture. Lincoln is a customer oriented company. They strive for customer satisfaction above everything, including the interest of the stockholders. They are aware that if the company draws customers, stockholders will naturally follow. Lincoln believes in delivering to its customers…

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    John C. Lincoln started Lincoln Electric Company in the late 1800’s, early 1900’s. John Lincoln was later joined by his younger brother James F. Lincoln who bore the both the titles vice-president and General Manager. As the son of a minister, James F. Lincoln entwined his Christians principles into his business philosophy. “The Christian ethic should control our acts. If it did control our acts, the savings in cost of distribution would be tremendous.” (Lincoln, 1961) Based on the…

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    The Lincoln Electric Company is a manufacturer of welding machines, and it is the largest in the world. They employ 2,400 workers in the United States factories located in Cleveland, Ohio, about 600 in factories abroad, and another 200 sales employees. The turnover rate for the company is very low, and employee morale and productivity are high. The incentive management plan for Lincoln is very well recognized, and many schools use Lincoln’s plan as a basis to increase employee productivity.…

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    “Analyzing the Lincoln Electric Company to Determine its Organizational Culture” This essay uses the framework from chapter eight of the textbook to analyze the Lincoln Electric Company in determine its organizational culture. The first feature to be analyzed is the influence of the founders on the company from when it started until now. The second group of features to be analyzed at the Lincoln Electric Company includes its incentive management plan, its performance appraisal system, its…

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    The Lincoln Electric Company is a Cleveland, Ohio based company that manufactures tools for welding. They are considered to be one of the world’s largest manufactures for these types of items. The company has branched out to different areas of the world and is seen as a prime example on how one can use their culture as a way to benefit everyone around the “table” so to speak. Here we will be looking and analyzing how they as a company found a way to create a culture that actually fits their…

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    Lincoln electric company 's culture is based on openess and trust, shared control and egalitatmrianism. However the company also has subcultures which are people-oriented ,outcome oriented, role modeling, customer service, and reward systems.These culture as well as the influence (beliefs,views towards employees) of the founder J. Lincoln is what contributes to the company 's sucess. Production workers receive merit pay, they are paid according to how many units they produce instead of hourly…

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