Cohan, Peter S.
March 2003
Financial Executive;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p36
Academic Journal
The article discusses four firms that exemplify sound principles of successful business management. Financial advisory firm Edward Jones specializes in developing long-term relationships with both customers and employees, and has enjoyed double-digit growth rates in both profits and revenues since 1980. Colgate-Palmolive Co. has earned superior returns on equity relative to its peers. Techtronic Industries Co. Ltd. has a strong record of satisfying both customers and investors. The Container Store thrives as it pays its employees more than the industry average. INSET: Qualities of Corporate Heroes.


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