By Jim Romeo
Business’s so much Wanted™: the head 10 e-book of company Greed, Eccentric marketers, and administration Oddities, by means of Jim Romeo, chronicles the easiest and worst of yankee enterprise background from colonial occasions to the current. it truly is loaded with exciting lists detailing every little thing from the bottom CEO golfing handicaps to bizarre innovations, unconventional headquarters, winning companies that began on someone’s kitchen desk, and different a laugh and enlightening themes. Which Wall highway wizards have been avid card avid gamers? Which nice company leaders have been followed? What are the main socially accountable company cultures? Who in company the United States completed the rank of Eagle Scout? Which enterprise leaders be afflicted by dyslexia? Which company commandos by no means went to school? Which organizations supply the easiest manufacturing facility excursions? You’ll meet criminals, examine Wall highway slang, or even pay attention the stories of a few of America’s quirkiest tycoons. With dozens of top-ten lists on a myriad of matters, Jim Romeo offers a different and infrequently hilarious glance contained in the enterprise global. we all know who Donald Trump is, yet you’ll be brought to thousands of different figures within the company enviornment and study fascinating evidence approximately their businesses. It’s all right here, from the oldest company in the US, J.E. Rhodes & Sons (est. 1702), to the dot-com companies that exploded at the scene within the Nineties. heritage buffs, businessmen and businesswomen, and someone with an curiosity within the lighter facet of the company international will get pleasure from this irreverent examine the icons and goats of yankee enterprise heritage.
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42 ................. 11285$ CH10 03-31-05 09:34:55 PS PAGE 42 If You Can Make It There, You’ll Make It Anywhere 43 2. OGDEN L. MILLS (1884–1937) Mills served as secretary of the treasury from February 13, 1932, to March 4, 1933, under President Herbert Hoover. Mills had been a staunch Republican who until eight years earlier served as treasurer of the Republican County Committee of New York. After losing a congressional race some twenty years earlier, he stuck to his political pursuits and was elected to the New York State Senate in 1914.
JOHN HAROLD JOHNSON (1918– ) Managing editor of his school paper and business manager of his high school yearbook, Johnson went on to the University of Chicago and Northwestern University. He later conceived the idea of a magazine for African Americans and with a $500 loan started Negro Digest in 1942. He later launched Ebony and other magazines, such as Jet, and then expanded the Johnson Publishing Company to include books, radio broadcasting, insurance, and cosmetics manufacturing. 6. SAMUEL FRAUNCES (1722–1795) Fraunces was a free black merchant in New York City during the latter part of the eighteenth century.
SIMON (1927–2000) Simon was secretary of the treasury from May 8, 1974, to January 20, 1977. He served under Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Gerald R. Ford. Simon was born in Paterson, New Jersey, just outside of New York City, and was the son of an insurance executive. He worked in investments and had an early stint with Union Securities. Later he worked his way up to vice president of Weeden and Company. He eventually became the senior partner in charge of the government and municipal bond departments at New York–based Salomon Brothers.
Business's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Corporate Greed, Eccentric Entrepreneurs, and Management Oddities by Jim Romeo