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Business's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Corporate Greed, by Jim Romeo

By Jim Romeo

Business’s so much Wanted™: the pinnacle 10 e-book of company Greed, Eccentric marketers, and administration Oddities, through Jim Romeo, chronicles the easiest and worst of yankee enterprise heritage from colonial occasions to the current. it really is loaded with pleasing lists detailing every thing from the bottom CEO golfing handicaps to bizarre innovations, unconventional headquarters, profitable companies that begun on someone’s kitchen desk, and different fun 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 liable 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 varsity? Which businesses supply the easiest manufacturing facility excursions? You’ll meet criminals, examine Wall highway slang, or even listen the stories of a few of America’s quirkiest tycoons. With dozens of top-ten lists on a myriad of topics, Jim Romeo presents a different and infrequently hilarious glance contained in the company global. we all know who Donald Trump is, yet you’ll be brought to 1000s of alternative figures within the company enviornment and research attention-grabbing proof 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 organisations that exploded at the scene within the Nineteen Nineties. heritage buffs, businessmen and businesswomen, and somebody with an curiosity within the lighter part of the company global will take pleasure in this irreverent examine the icons and goats of yankee enterprise heritage.

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This small enterprise grew to become a fleet of merchant vessels and also included a shipyard, making him one of the wealthiest men in America. 8. GEORGE E. JOHNSON (1927– ) From his humble roots as a sharecropper’s son, Johnson worked in a cafeteria, shined shoes, and collected bottles to make ends meet. In 1954 he went to work for the blackowned cosmetics firm Fuller Products. Later, with the help of his wife, he began manufacturing hair-care products and operated the business out of the back of their car.

6. SAMUEL FRAUNCES (1722–1795) Fraunces was a free black merchant in New York City during the latter part of the eighteenth century. For twenty-three ................. 11285$ $CH9 03-31-05 09:34:53 PS PAGE 39 40 Business’s Most Wanted years he owned and operated a tavern on the southern edge of Manhattan. In 1768 the first New York Chamber of Commerce was created in Fraunces Tavern, and the three-story brick mansion was later the site where the Sons of Liberty gathered to mobilize popular sentiment for the coming revolution against the British Crown.

Unable to care for her children, his mother gave them up for adoption. Monaghan and his brother spent their childhoods in and out of Catholic orphanages and on work farms in Michigan until they were eventually adopted. 2. BILL CLINTON, 42ND PRESIDENT (1946– ) Did he shape business history? Well, under his reign we witnessed one of the greatest bull runs in a long while. com. 47 ................. 11285$ CH11 03-31-05 09:34:58 PS PAGE 47 48 Business’s Most Wanted by Roger Clinton, his stepfather.

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