Quotes: companies

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  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    A corporation's responsibility is to the shareholders, not its retirees and employees. Companies are doing everything they can to get rid of pension plans and they will succeed.
  • Bill Gurley
    Bill Gurley
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    Almost everybody who thinks about local thinks about daily deals, but companies like OpenTable and Zillow and Yelp are all getting their money from the local market.
  • Boomer Esiason
    Boomer Esiason
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    As both a local resident and a parent with a CF-afflicted child, I'm thankful for companies like Canon, Chase and Outback who believe that giving back to the community is critical to their role as corporate citizens.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    As companies move to web-based computing they get a lot more servers, which are difficult to manage and control. All kinds of problems can arise - security, quality and worms.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    As more workers lose manufacturing jobs as companies cut back, some are being forced into lower-paying retail jobs. But they still have union cards in their wallets.
  • Carlos Slim
    Carlos Slim
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    At 25, I made many companies. I was thinking more like a businessman or entrepreneur than a CEO. I created many companies, small companies, medium companies. I tried to be involved in many kinds of activities, in finance, in real estate, in mining.
  • Brad Feld
    Brad Feld
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    At Foundry Group, we always look for companies that we think build magic into their products. Occipital has been one of those companies.
  • Bill Maris
    Bill Maris
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    Back in the late 1990s, venture capitalists got very excited about the Internet. A whole lot of money was poured into some companies that failed rather spectacularly, and a lot of people lost a lot of money.
  • Butch Trucks
    Butch Trucks
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    Back when Napster first came along, I started telling everybody Napster was like shooting yourself in the foot because you're stealing music. The record companies don't pay for us to make records - the bands do.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    Big companies have trouble with innovation. Innovation is about bad ideas, or ideas that look like bad ideas. That's the fundamental thing.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
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    Bofors was a steelmaker that became a forgings company and then went on to build guns. Companies like Krupp and Thyssen were in steel and forgings before entering defence. There are similar examples in the U.K.; it is a natural progression.
  • Barry Diller
    Barry Diller
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    Companies like GE and Procter & Gamble have been in business for a long time. Over decades or a century you're bound to figure out a management structure that works.
  • Companies that are hosting Web sites or do a lot of teleconferencing need a lot of bandwidth going both ways.
  • Bill Gross
    Bill Gross
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    Companies typically borrow money at less than their return on equity and therefore compound their return at the expense of lenders.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues - including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.
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