Business Most Wanted

Business Most Wanted

by Jim Romeo
     
 

Business�s Most Wanted�: 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,… See more details below

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Business�s Most Wanted�: 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 corporations 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.

Author Bio: JIM ROMEO has an MBA from Columbia University and is the author of Net KnowHow: Surviving the Bloodbath�Straight Talk from 25 Internet Entrepreneurs, plus more than 400 articles on business and other topics for magazines and newspapers. He lives in Chesapeake, Virginia.

With dozens of topten 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 dotcom 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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781574886610
Publisher:
Potomac Books, Inc.
Publication date:
02/11/2005
Series:
Most Wanted Ser.
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
15 - 17 Years

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