The Niagara Area; A Monthly News Journal Volume 3

The Niagara Area; A Monthly News Journal Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...went on record as strongly favoring the widening of this channel to not less than 400 feet. The matter has been referred to the Secretary of /"ar at-Vashington and to the Chief of the Bureau of Engineers of that department. and President Yeager has appointed a committee to aid in effecting his change. EVERYTHING IN OFFICE SUPPLIES 202-206 Pearl St. Mutual Life Bldg. BUFFALO, N. Y., J Dockrell's Talk HOMAS E. DOCKRELL'S talk before the Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, May Ilth, was most interesting and instructive. Mr. Dockrell said, with truth, that the problem worrying every big business man is not the infiitely big. but the infinitely little. VVhat the successful business man needs is one eye constituted like a telescope and the other like a microscope. "The men who are building up big businesses have double eyes," said Mr. Dockrell. "They have one eye on the broad policy of the business-on the great, broad market that they have ahead of them----and at the same time they have another eye--a microscopic eye--that can investigate the infinitely little; that can save the five seconds that are being wasted in some mechanical operation." Mr. Dockrell likened a big department store organization to a pyramid. not resting on a broad, solid base, but inverted. He described the opening of a new department in a store as follows: "If Mr. Vt/anamaker decides that he wants to put in a glove department, he fires the buyer he has at present and hires a new one. The new buyer goes over to France, looks over the glove factories, sees the new machinery. He comes back, talks to the manufacturers, asks them to put in new machinery, to put in a new line of gloves; gets an expensive advertising man to look more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236819918
  • 9781236819918