Jack Stack believes that ownership is a state of mind, hope, curiosity, openness, and an eagerness to learn and grow.
It's confidence, self-esteem and pride. It's the ability to handle diversity. It's giving back to your community and appreciating the gifts you've received." Jack Stack
Jack Stack is president and CEO of SRC Holdings Corp., formerly Springfield Remanufacturing Corp., based in Springfield, Mo. Stack and the employees of SRC are recognized as some of the country's most innovative thinkers of new business models.
The company's style of open-book management -- where all financial information is open for everyone to know, talk about, and focus on -- is summarized in Stack's book The Great Game of Business (Doubleday/Currency, 1992), coauthored with Inc editor at large Bo Burlingham. The book and its related seminars and training programs have attracted attention from companies around the world that are eager to study this unique method of operating.
Stack explored open-book management techniques in his Critical Numbers column for Inc. Below is a listing of those pieces as well as articles about Stack himself.