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It would be interesting to know if Turner would again build a stadium as if it were a series of interconnected high-rise buildings when it didn’t have to (that is, when all the land was immediately available). But even if it had not discovered the solution for normal conditions, it certainly has created an action plan, should the incredible restrictions encountered on that project ever be encountered again. The kind of aggression exhibited by Turner is usually possible, oddly enough, from ‘‘conservative’’ companies, which do not demand, in the interests of fair play, intervention from the courts, or sympathy from the customer.
They were well aware that the reasons for a failure to deliver on time, whether it be an earthquake, labor strike, or the worst winter in thirty years, are soon forgotten by the small world of thirty-two NFL team owners. The owners would remember only that Turner did TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY MAKES THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS THUNDER not ‘‘come through’’ on the new Broncos stadium. And, in that case, there might never be another. When deadlines are handed to us, not from our customer but from our own management, it is even more difﬁcult to decline a mission impossible and go to work the next day comfortable about our future with the company.
Anybody who has been in business for a few years has experienced the sensation of landing on similar shores—perhaps a sales territory that did not quite live up to the loving descriptions of management, or a ‘‘key account’’ that turned out to be run by the CEO from hell. At such times we ﬁnd ourselves nodding our heads in agreement with the inner voice that warned us not to sell the house and relocate or take on the new challenge of key account manager. TURNER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY MAKES THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS THUNDER 21 Sometimes, the unexpected conditions are trivial: Business cards have not yet been ordered for us, and the company car, with the cell phone in the glove compartment, won’t be available for a few weeks.