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Xerox Company Years of Growth & Innovation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / computer industry, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
Xerox was incorporated as M.H. Kuhn in 1906 and was changed to Haloid, the name of the street in Rochester where the business was located. My e-book identifies key steps that led to success for Haloid Company, Haloid-Xerox and then Xerox, after 1961.A key merger in 1935 gave Haloid access to a copier that could make copies in daylight. The book is a fine reference for students of business history.
General Electric and Summer Islands
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,830. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
After building out their rustic but posh summer resort, Association Island, in Lake Ontario by the late 20's, GE leaders were determined to locate to a larger island so they could play more golf. Their ill-timed decision proved to have a long-lasting legacy for an historic Island in the St. Lawrence. The hulking remains of Carleton Villa are testament to GE's decision/indecision on Carleton Island
Our Code: AVPA's Strong Commitment to Consistency and Service
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
Having built A/V Programming Associates Inc. from the ground up, CEO Matthew Grisafe has learned a lot of lessons not only about his industry, but also about the keys to running a successful business. In this second edition of Our Code, Grisafe reflects on the early days of his company, the various team members who have come and gone, and the company’s goals for the future
The Greatest Show on Earth: A Brief History of the Canton Fair
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The "Greatest Show on Earth" is a brief three part history of the China Import & Export Fair (the Canton Fair) and the 'barometer of the Chinese economy.' China’s oldest fair, known as the Canton Fair, once the sole avenue to foreign trade with China is a microcosm for China’s economy.
The Maker's Mark Story: From Dream to Major Brand in Two Generations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
A long-time businessman and business journalist, Joel Whitaker has created a memorable tale of an American family entrepreneurship at its best that flows along at a good clip and with elegant simplicity, with plenty of delightful drolleries along the way. Readers will discover the secret behind Maker's Mark's success and what they will see if they visit the distillery.
A is for Apple and Steve Jobs as Avatar
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
First in a series of "Osho's Alphabet," this is an homage to Steve Jobs, founder of Apple, Inc., who exemplified Osho's teaching about not post-poning life. "A is for Apple and Steve Jobs as Avatar" is a reflection upon the mysterious last words of Jobs, a man who could have been a guru in corporate camouflage, for certainly he expressed the inner freedom of avatar consciousness in business.
McDonald's 1996
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The world famous American original! The history of McDonald's from the first burger flip inception to its disastrous roll out of the Arch Deluxe. A truly American success story.