Ideal & Real
- Automakers: Beware The Internet. Keller, Maryann // Automotive Industries;Jan1999, Vol. 179 Issue 1, p57
Analyzes the attitudes of automobile manufacturers on the use of the Internet. Criticism of the traditional systems of distributing and selling new cars; Ford Retail Network experimentation at Ford Motors Corp.; Strategy of car distributor Republic Industries; Forecast on the use of the...
- Entrepreneurs see good times ahead. // CA Magazine;Aug94, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p15
Reports on Ernst & Young's survey of entrepreneurs. Expansion plans; Improvement in business conditions; Growth strategies; Government assistance.
- CEO sound-off. // Inc.;Apr97, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p95
Offers statements by three entrepreneurs concerning tax season.
- Demo memo. // American Demographics;Nov97, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p34
Presents the percentage of American businessmen who say they are more adventurous when they are on the road. Classification according to job title.
- A balancing act. Corrigan, Richard // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;11/10/97, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p14SB
Discusses the importance of balancing the business potential against the entrepreneur's mental state of mind. Assignment of the correct price for the product; Means to counteract financial losses; Impact of the owners' willingness to change his business practices.
- The entrepreneurial personality: A quiz. Joachim, Jean C. // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;04/14/97, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p9SB
Presents a quiz on the types of personalities of entrepreneurs. Questions evaluating the attitudes of entrepreneurs; Analysis of the answers.
- Shed the ball and chain to be sane. Levin, Nanette // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;07/06/98, Vol. 12 Issue 14, p4SB
Offers advice for business owners on reassessing their attitude and involvement towards their business. Questions to ask to evaluate one's attitude towards the business; Sample case of a worn-out executive; Possible solutions for improving one's attitude.
- The new samurai. Harford, John // UNESCO Courier;Apr94, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p35
Contends that most successful Japanese businessmen have the skills of the samurai in the sense that they are never afraid to take difficult decisions and do not flinch from bad news. Examination of the whole context of the Japanese culture; Individual regarded as a microcosm of the universe;...
- Seven habits of highly ineffective owners. Lyons, John J. // BusinessWest;Aug97, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p42
Provides information on the common habits of ineffective entrepreneurs. Impulsiveness; Fatalism; Egoism; Perfectionism; Denial; Invincibility; Know-it-all.