At Rhino Foods, employee teams have helped make many of the hard decisions.
Ted Castle does not believe in giving orders. The founder and president of Rhino Foods, the Burlington, Vermont-based company that supplies the chocolate-chip cookie dough in Ben & Jerry's ice cream, would rather work together with employees to identify problems and develop solutions.
That's why Castle and the other managers at Rhino use teams in just about every aspect of the business. Many, like