The Executive's Almanac: A Diverse Portfolio of Eclectic Business Trivia

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Quirk Books, 2006 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
Business doesn't have to be boring. Milton Moskowitz has spent 50 years as an international business journalist. He's now compiled his knowledge into this captivating collection of facts, lists, anecdotes, histories, diagrams, stories, charts and trivia that illuminate the world of business.As in the successful Bathroom Companion, the text features more than 200 interesting factoids, from "Creative Stock Market Ticker Symbols" to "Stocks You Should Have Held During the Past 20 Years."The Executives Almanac's straightforward statistics, such as "Ratio of CEO Pay to Average Worker Pay," will cut through the spin and get to the heart of issues regarding corporate social responsibility. Hard-hitting facts reveal modern practices, while salacious details colour the bottom lines of the global economy's biggest earners.
 

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Eclectic is the word for this small, entertaining reference book, in which Moskowitz, who has spent 50 years in business journalism, compiles facts and foibles of interest to the business-minded ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
10
Section 3
15
Section 4
16
Section 5
20
Section 6
27
Section 7
56
Section 8
58
Section 13
88
Section 14
96
Section 15
104
Section 16
111
Section 17
113
Section 18
128
Section 19
133
Section 20
136

Section 9
65
Section 10
78
Section 11
80
Section 12
86
Section 21
137
Section 22
143
Section 23
149
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Milton Moskowitz has been a business journalist for 50 years. He is the bestselling coauthor with Robert Levering of 1984's The 100 Best Companies to Work for in America, and he annually updates Fortune magazine's list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For.

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