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- THE OPEN DOOR. Boyle, Matthew // Fortune;1/8/2001, Vol. 143 Issue 1, p142
Discusses the history of the corporation IBM. Ideals of the company developed by Thomas Watson; His focus on people rather than production; Attempts to build company loyalty through higher wages and company outings; His open door policy whereby any employee could come to him with a complaint.
- Name-frame sale at IBM. Rice, Faye // Fortune;5/15/1995, Vol. 131 Issue 9, p21
Focuses on the auction of IBM's art collection at Sotheby's in New York City in May 1995. How many of the paintings, prints and drawings date to founder Thomas Watson Sr., a passionate collector in the 1930s and 1940s; Highlights of the collection, including works by George Bellows, Winslow...
- SALESMAN NO. 1. Breckenridge, Gerald // Saturday Evening Post;5/24/1941, Vol. 213 Issue 47, p10
Provides information on Thomas J. Watson, president of IBM in the U.S. Attitude of Watson towards the incorporation of commercialism in his company's philanthropic works; Experience in selling cash registers; Description of the business psychology employed in IBM employees.
- Thomas J. Watson, Sr. // Bloomsbury Business Library - Business Thinkers & Management Gia;2007, p47
A profile of Thomas J. Watson, Sr., an American business leader who headed International Business Machines Corp. (IBM), is presented. Information on his birth, educational background, family background, major achievements, style of business, and career moves is presented. A chronological table...
- Dow dips 3 on dollar worries. // Hollywood Reporter;1/13/95, Vol. 335 Issue 30, p14
Reports on that the Dow Jones industrial average closed down 3.03 points as of January 13, 1995 due to concerns on the American dollar rates.
- Wall Street's Winners And Losers Double killing for foreigners, double whammy for speculators. // Time;
The article offers information on the impact of the buying panic at the Wall Street in the U.S. It mentions that small investors are holding on to their money for the fear that the surge will not last, however, institutional investors rushed in to buy more stocks. It says that the Dow Jones...
- Enduring business success Good people practices help! Brahma, Gautam // Human Capital;Jul2011, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p42
In this article, the author discusses aspects of the commercial success, industry dominance and technological innovation of the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) as it celebrates its centenary. He notes the two human resource orientation set in place by first chief executive officer...
- The Bandwagon. // New Republic;7/19/43, Vol. 109 Issue 3, p78
Presents quotes from various publications related to political and social events that took place around the world. Editorial which reports mistreatment of Mexican citizens in the "zoot-suit" clashes in Los Angeles; Concern of the Mexican government about the racial clashes in Los Angeles; Report...
- THE WORKPLACE: The Times They Are a-Changin.'. Campellone, Christopher // Diversity Employers;Spring2011, p10
The article discusses how the U.S. workplace has evolved to become diverse. Cited is the initiative launched by Thomas Watson of IBM in 1953 wherein he started recruiting based on their ability, regardless of their race. Also noted are the diversity challenges associated with the U.S. workplace,...