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David Magee

Founder, Jefferson Press, USA
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David Magee is an award-winning columnist for newspapers that include the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Boston Globe, and he is the nonfiction author of eight books, including The South is Round and How Toyota Became #1. He is the co-owner of Chattanooga’s largest independent bookstore, Rock Point Books, and the founder of Jefferson Press, a niche publisher distributed nationally by the Independent Publishers Group. A former newspaper editor, columnist, freelance writer, business owner, and small-town politician, Magee was named one of Mississippi’s top business leaders under the age of 40 in 1998. Since 1999 he has been writing full-time.


Articles by this Author

  • Turning Around Financial Performance
    by David Magee
    No business, big or small, is immune from needing to address and correct financial performance. Often the reason is obvious, such as when a once-reliable bottom line turns negative, placing employee jobs, ownership equity, and product or service quality at risk. Sometimes, however, the need and potential benefits are not so obvious.Take General Electric as an example. This stalwart American blue-chip corporation, in business for more than 100...

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