MANAGEMENT: Better Snarl a Bit

Ulcers and high blood pressure are popularly supposed to be the chief occupational diseases of U.S. business executives. Last week, at a meeting of Chicago's Industrial Relations Association, Dr. David Slight, Illinois state psychiatrist and onetime University of Chicago professor, told why. A generation or two ago, said he, the successful executive, like as not, was a roaring, highhanded type who grabbed what he wanted and didn't worry about shoving other people around in the process. But the 1949 executive, said Dr. Slight, feels bound by the new labor-management gospel to watch his step.

"Foremost in his makeup is vitality, drive,...

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