Spare Him the Gurus

Meisler, Andy
June 2003
Workforce (10928332);Jun2003, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p34
Features B. Thomas Golisano, founder and chief executive officer of Paychex Inc. Reasons for the success of Paychex; Significance of training and hiring to the company; Information on Golisano's attempt in politics.


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