Company Profiles

National Directory of Minority-Owned Business Firms

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One of these businessmen was Colonel James Anderson, founder of free libraries in western Pennsylvania, who opened his 400-volume library to all the working boys. Upon completion of the investigation, she was assigned to NASA Headquarters as Special Assistant to the Administrator for long-range and strategic planning. In his next venture as President of Software Garden, Inc., Dan developed a product called "Dan Bricklin's Demo Program", a program for prototyping and simulating other pieces of software, which won the 1986 Software Publishers Association Award for "Best Programming Tool".

Power to the Poor: Blueorchard: Experiences for the Future

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Steel makers forming federation to fight challenges together Monday, May 12, 2014 l Source: PTI Domestic steel makers are grappling with challenges such as land acquisition, delayed environmental approvals and raw material supplies, which have also affected foreign players. When the United States entered World War I, Ford's output of military equipment and his promise to give back all profits on war production (which he never did) silenced the critics.

Burnley Cotton Mills (Images of England)

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The firm prospered during the Civil War (1861–65), when Confederate (Southern) forces clashed with those of the Union (North). In any event, he and his family eventually ended up in London where William was working at the theatre. Jung believed the human psyche exists in three parts: the ego (the conscious mind ), the personal unconscious and the collective unconscious. You were—' I still will get people who say things, and it's like I—I cringe because I know what that cost me to do that."

Disney: The First 100 Years

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If you happen to drop by one day and catch him doing so, perhaps in the wee hours of the morning, he will guiltily offer you a tract detailing the life and work of Dieter Rams. Penelope Skinner says Profiles no longer has the right to perform The Village Bike, which is scheduled to open in August. In 1922, a banker, Louis Dapples, took over management of the company, and eventually became chairman of Nestlé. Whalen, Christopher. "A Ford in Ford's Uncertain Future."

Corporate Creativity: How Innovation and Improvement

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Although his leadership qualities were untested, Bill Ford has proven an able guide for one of the world' largest companies. Anthrax Drug Monopoly Amidst anthrax attacks and widespread fears of exposure, Bayer has refused to allow other pharmaceutical firms to produce ciprofloxacin hydrochloride, so that they can profit from sales of Cipro, their patented drug that cures anthrax.[226] Gilman and Pastor, LLP, are now prosecuting a nationwide class action lawsuit on behalf of all persons in the US who purchased or paid for Cipro, accusing Bayer AG of entering into unlawful agreements with Barr Laboratories, Inc. and Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc. under which, in exchange for over $50 million per year, Barr and Hoechst Marion Roussel agreed not to manufacture or market a generic version of Cipro.[227] The U.

The Southwest Airlines Way: Using the Power of Relationships

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They sailed for many days and Leif thought they would run out of food. According to Jobs' work mantra and ethic, innovation is what distinguishes a leader and a follower. "Be a yardstick of quality," he said. "Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected." In addition, the company had continued to expand into new product lines, including Chanel watches retailing for as much as $7,000; additions to its popular shoe line; and other high-priced clothes, cosmetics, and accessories.

The Naked Corporation: How the Age of Transparency Will

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A 1969-70 strike, provoked by IBP, resulted in one death. Annie Oakley had a theatrical flair and the quickness and agility of an athlete. DTL (date viewed: 04.02.02) 227 'Cipro Price Fixing Litigation' by Gilman and Pastor, LLP (a Massachusetts law firm). He is famous for contributing to philosophy: A discussion of Greek democracy often focuses on a sadder aspect of his life: his state mandated execution. The late singer and songwriter earned this distinction for his courageous work appealing for justice and peace during a time of political unrest in Jamaica.

Toyota (Corporations That Changed the World)

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These days, he's working on various pieces of graphics and game technology for Valve. But when a misplaced dispatch outlining the invasion plan was discovered by Union commander George McClellan the element of surprise was lost, and the two armies faced off at the battle of Antietam. In addition, the opening of the Panama Canal in August 1914 gave the company greater access to Eastern U. In almost a century, Holcim has grown from humble beginnings in a Swiss village to become one of the world's leading construction materials companies.

School Specialty, Inc. Business Background Report

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At just 17 months old this April Groupon boasted a $1.35 billion valuation when it raised $135 million, the biggest chunk of it from Digital Sky Technologies, the curious Moscow investment fund behind Facebook and Zynga. (Mason will not disclose his stake, which he says is less than 50%.) The only company to reach a $1 billion valuation faster was YouTube (now part of Google), founded in 2005 and still waiting to turn its first profit.

Fighting Corporate Abuse: Beyond Predatory Capitalism

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Thanks to his spider-sense, it's practically impossible to sneak up on Spider-Man to ambush him. In 1935 Chanel hired a Parisian attorney, Rene de Chambrun, to renegotiate her agreement with the Wertheimers. William Cargill, Sr. had a daughter, Edna, who married John MacMillan. These days, Mike is doing some combination of all these things at Valve. She has also twice been awarded the NASA Space Flight Medal. Executive Heather Bresch testifies before the U.