International Directory of Company Histories, Volume 24

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St. James Press, Jun 1, 1998 - Business & Economics - 725 pages
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When students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's 2,000 largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location.

Each two- to four-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players.

Volumes 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume. Each volume includes a cumulative index to companies and personal names. Volume 7 and subsequent volumes include a cumulative index to industries.

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Richard Wood has spent over five decades working in Meteorology, including 32 years at the National Weather Service (NWS) and the past 16 years as a Consulting Meteorologist, Educator, and Author/Editor of 8 books and hundreds of articles in various publications.

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