The Flight Of The Managers

For Russell A. Nagel, the moment of decision came last spring, when his boss at Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Knoll Group asked him to move to London. Such requests were common. And the 27-year veteran, who started at Westinghouse as an industrial engineer before moving over to Knoll, the company's office-furniture division, had never balked. Nagel and his family had already moved several times before he was named president of Knoll's North American and Japanese operations in 1990.

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