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Background Information

Employment History

President
Scovil Publications Inc

tive Retired Executive
Scovil Publications Inc

President
World Trade Center Atlanta

President
Lockwood Greene International

President, Lockwood Greene International
Retired, Engineering and Construction Executive

President
Polysius AG

Affiliations

Chair of the Chairman Emeritus
Atlanta International Club

Board Member
Atlanta International Club

Chair of the Chairman Emeritus
The North Carolina State Engineering Foundation

Board Member
The North Carolina State Engineering Foundation

Chair of the Chairman Emeritus
World Trade Center Atlanta

Member of the Operating Board of Lockwood Greene
Lockwood Greene International

Education



Davidson College


Civil Engineering
North Carolina State University



U.S. Army Engineer Officer Candidate School

Web References (33 Total References)


The Author - Roger M. Scovil

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Roger M. Scovil

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Get Ahead: Scovil's 7 Rules for Success in Management
Mr. Scovil is a very active "retired" executive with 46 years of professional experience in engineering, construction, manufacturing and management. Since 1966, he has been involved in international business and has lived in Puerto Rico, Belgium, Germany and Saudi Arabia. He has conducted daily business in English, Spanish, German and French.
In 1997 he retired as President of Lockwood Greene International where he was also a member of the Operating Board of Lockwood Greene Engineers, a consulting, design and construction firm with $240 million in sales. He was President of Polysius Corporation, a $100 million process equipment designer and supplier for the cement and mining industries, from 1981 to 1988. Polysius is a North American subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG of Germany.
Prior to joining Polysius, Scovil served 17 years with Daniel Construction Company and Fluor Daniel. In 1966 he established Daniel's Latin American operation, which grew to 4,000 employees. In 1974 he became Managing Director of Daniel's European Division and in 1976 established the Middle Eastern division with a joint venture management contract for the $12 billion Jeddah International Airport.
Mr. Scovil is a member of the Board of Directors of the World Trade Center Atlanta, and a former board member of The North Carolina State Engineering Foundation and the Atlanta International Club, Chair of the World Trade Club, Inc. (Georgia) board of directors and Chairman Emeritus of the Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of the Georgia Tech Chapter of the AIESEC international student organization, and has served on advisory boards of the Southern Center for International Studies, AmericasMart and Apogee Marketing International. He was a member of the North Georgia District Export Council and Georgia Writers and an associate member of the Georgia Speakers Association. He also participated in the Export Georgia program and is a frequent lecturer on management and international business.
Roger Scovil is author of Get Ahead - Scovil's Seven Rules for Success in Management (Longstreet Press, 2001). He and his wife live in Atlanta near their three children and four grandchildren.
Copyright © Roger Scovil 2005. All rights reserved.


Scovils 7 Rules

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Roger Scovil, President of Scovil Publications, Inc. of Atlanta has announced the signing of a licensing agreement with Millenium Consulting, Douala, Cameroon to conduct seminars there based on his book Get Ahead- Scovil's 7 Rules for Success in Management.

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"I was impressed with the practical approach to leadership which Scovil's book takes", he said. "It is exactly the type of material which our business clients are demanding in West Africa".
M. Tchatchoua and his staff have conducted leadership training seminars for the past five years in Cameroon and in other West African countries. Clients include Sonara, MTN and Chanas Assurances SA, the largest firms in Cameroon for petroleum, telecommunications and insurance respectively.
Mr. Scovil was President of Lockwood Greene International prior to his retirement. He is a frequent speaker on leadership and international business and conducts corporate and institutional seminars. He is Chairman of the World Trade Club, the operating subsidiary of the World Trade Center Atlanta and serves on a number of business and volunteer boards.
Get Ahead is published by Longstreet Press. See www.scovils7rules.com for more information. Contacts: Mr. Scovil 404-256-1925, roger@scovils7rules.com.
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Atlanta, GA Frank Murphy, President of The Frank Murphy Group, Inc and Roger Scovil, President of Scovil Publications, Inc., have announced that the two companies have entered an agreement for Murphy to produce high impact leadership learning experience productions based on Scovil's recent popular book, Get Ahead: Scovils 7 rules for Success in Management (Longstreet Press).
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Mr. Scovil, retired former President of Lockwood Greene International, developed his 7 Rules over a 46-year business career as he mentored and coached young people on the way up the ladder, with impressive results. Observing the key teachable traits that caused managers he knew to succeed or fail, he has written a series of real life mini- case studies to demonstrate their application.
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Mr. Scovil has recently completed a southeast book tour and is a frequent speaker on international business and leadership.
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Roger Scovil: Scovils7Rules.com, Roger@Scovils7rules.com, 404-256-1925
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ATLANTA (March, 2001) - International business veteran Roger Scovil reveals the inside secrets to effective and rewarding management in his new book, Get Ahead: Scovil's Seven Rules for Success in Management (Longstreet Press, March 2001).
Throughout his 46 years of diversified executive experience, Scovil has fine-tuned his identification of the seven most important rules for managerial success:
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"When properly followed, these disarmingly simple seven rules have the potential to dramatically improve your performance as an effective manager," says Scovil.
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Get Ahead: Scovil's 7 Rules for Success in Management
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Copyright © Roger Scovil 2005. All rights reserved.


WTC Atlanta Board Members

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Roger Scovil, Past President, WTC Atlanta*


Training

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Training courses are flexible and can be used for 2 hour, 4 hour or 1 hour sessions, and are conducted by the author, Roger Scovil unless otherwise indicated.

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Copyright © Roger Scovil 2005. All rights reserved.


Praise

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"Scovil's seven rules are short and sweet, and pack a lifetime of learning into useful, practical guidelines for effective action.

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Roger Scovil has distilled the lessons of his forty-eight-year continent-spanning career down to seven concise principles of management leadership, proving that he also followed an eighth principle all his business life: He paid attention.
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Roger writes like he speaks - with clarity and grace.
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Scovil's business parables are potent, memorable, and logically presented. His seven rules will be of significant benefit to any executive who commits them to "ready memory."
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Scovil's seven rules are bound to make the reader a better manager, even in his or her personal life.
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Scovil provides realistic things any manager can and should do in his or her own company.
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Copyright © Roger Scovil 2005. All rights reserved.

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