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Business's Most Wantedb: The Top 10 Book of Corporate Greed, Eccentric Entrepreneurs, and Management Oddities, by Jim Romeo, chronicles the best and worst of American business history from colonial times to the present. It's loaded with entertaining lists detailing everything from the lowest CEO golf handicaps to weird inventions, unconventional headquarters, successful businesses that started on someone's kitchen table, and other amusing and enlightening topics. Which Wall Street wizards were avid card players? Which great business leaders were adopted? What are the most socially responsible corporate cultures? Who in corporate America achieved the rank of Eagle Scout? Which business leaders suffer from dyslexia? Which corporate commandos never went to college? Which cor-porations offer the best factory tours? You'll meet criminals, learn Wall Street slang, and even hear the tales of some of America's quirkiest tycoons. With dozens of top-ten lists on a myriad of subjects, Jim Romeo provides a unique and often hilarious look inside the business world. Everyone knows who Donald Trump is, but you'll be introduced to hundreds of other figures in the corporate arena and learn interesting facts about their companies. It's all here, from the oldest corporation in America, J.E. Rhodes & Sons (est. 1702), to the dot-com corporations that exploded on the scene in the 1990s. History buffs, businessmen and businesswomen, and anyone with an interest in the lighter side of the corporate world will enjoy this irreverent look at the icons and goats of American business history.

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Business's Most Wanted??? chronicles the best and worst of American business, explores the quirks of commerce, and provides an informative and sometimes amusing look at Wall Street. For an industry devoted to the serious matter of money management, this book provides a lighter look at business history, offering readers an entertaining guide to fascinating trivia about such topics as the ten largest family-owned businesses, former presidents with a business background, and unusual sales strategies, both successful and not, employed by eager store managers. Which Wall Street wizards were avid card players? Which great business leaders were adopted? What are the most socially responsible corporate cultures? It??'s all here, from the oldest corporation in America, J.E. Rhodes & Sons (est. 1702), to the dot-com corporations that exploded on the scene in the 1990s. History buffs, businessmen and businesswomen, and anyone with an interest in the lighter side of the corporate world will enjoy this irreverent look at the icons and goats of American business history.

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In this new addition to Brassey's popular Most Wanted Series, Jim Romeo chronicles the best and worst of American business history from Colonial times to the present. Loaded with entertaining lists detailing everything from the lowest CEO golf handicaps to weird inventions, unconventional headquarters, and successful businesses that started someone's kitchen table or in their garage. Which Wall Street wizards were avid card players? Which great business leaders wrer adopted? Which business leaders suffer from dyslexia, or never went to college? With dozens of top-ten lists on a myriad of corporate topics, Romeo provides a unique and often hilarious look inside the world of business. History buffs, businessmen and businesswomen, and anyone interested in the lighter side of corporate culture will enjoy this irreverent look at the icons and goats of American business history.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781574886610
Other:
Romeo, Jim
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Author:
Romeo, Jim
Subject:
General
Subject:
Trivia
Subject:
History
Subject:
Businesspeople
Subject:
Topic - Business and Professional
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Subject:
Businesspeople -- United States.
Subject:
Business enterprises -- United States.
Subject:
Business-History and Biography
Edition Description:
Potomac
Series:
Brassey's Most Wanted
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
300
Dimensions:
8.02x5.06x.77 in. .57 lbs.
Age Level:
15-UP

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"Synopsis" by , Business's Most Wanted??? chronicles the best and worst of American business, explores the quirks of commerce, and provides an informative and sometimes amusing look at Wall Street. For an industry devoted to the serious matter of money management, this book provides a lighter look at business history, offering readers an entertaining guide to fascinating trivia about such topics as the ten largest family-owned businesses, former presidents with a business background, and unusual sales strategies, both successful and not, employed by eager store managers. Which Wall Street wizards were avid card players? Which great business leaders were adopted? What are the most socially responsible corporate cultures? It??'s all here, from the oldest corporation in America, J.E. Rhodes & Sons (est. 1702), to the dot-com corporations that exploded on the scene in the 1990s. History buffs, businessmen and businesswomen, and anyone with an interest in the lighter side of the corporate world will enjoy this irreverent look at the icons and goats of American business history.
"Synopsis" by , In this new addition to Brassey's popular Most Wanted Series, Jim Romeo chronicles the best and worst of American business history from Colonial times to the present. Loaded with entertaining lists detailing everything from the lowest CEO golf handicaps to weird inventions, unconventional headquarters, and successful businesses that started someone's kitchen table or in their garage. Which Wall Street wizards were avid card players? Which great business leaders wrer adopted? Which business leaders suffer from dyslexia, or never went to college? With dozens of top-ten lists on a myriad of corporate topics, Romeo provides a unique and often hilarious look inside the world of business. History buffs, businessmen and businesswomen, and anyone interested in the lighter side of corporate culture will enjoy this irreverent look at the icons and goats of American business history.
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