[nood-suh n; Danish knoo-suh n]
- William S.Signius Wilhelm Paul Knudsen, 1879–1948, U.S. industrialist, born in Denmark.
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What Knudsen set in motion over the next five years not only saved America but the free world.
Knudsen had to fire people–mostly managers who had trapped Chevy in its money-losing mold–and restructure what was left.
In the end, Knudsen knew what Romney knows: that jobs are the result of productivity and profits, not the other way around.
No one expects Mitt Romney to save the world, as Knudsen did.
“I had my eye on you,” he said to Knudsen, “and on you,” to me.
Someone caught me by the arm, and there was Knudsen, very angry.
Knudsen came back grumbling: “How were we to know that we are going on a hike?”
Knudsen having finished his job, is jeering at Pickle, who had promised to be first.
Randall uses it flagrantly, the rest of us as a matter of course, all except Knudsen.