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    by: Alli Hock Date: April 18, 2012 
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 Table Of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY……………………………………………………………3
 INTRODUCTION……………………………………………………………….…….3 BACKGROUND…………………………………………………..……………….....4 Biography………………………………………….…………………….4 Beginning Of Disney Bros. Studios...…………………………………..5 Development Of Management Style……………..……………….........5 The Dreamer………………………………………………………………....5 The Realist……………………………………………………………….…..5 The Spoiler…………………………………………………………………...6 ANALYSIS………………………………………………….………………

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