Quotes by executives
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Harold S. Geneen
American Accountant, Industrialist, CEO, ITT 1910-
The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it's egotism.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
Conservatives are routinely pilloried on television. A&E likely greenlit 'Duck Dynasty' in the first place because executives believed Americans would laugh at the redneck antics of the self-described 'white trash' family.
American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright 1885-1951
Damn the great executives, the men of measured merriment, damn the men with careful smiles, damn the men that run the shops, oh, damn their measured merriment.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Executives are like joggers. If you stop a jogger, he goes on running on the spot. If you drag an executive away from his business, he goes on running on the spot, pawing the ground, talking business. He never stops hurtling onwards, making decisions and executing them.
T. Boone Pickens
American business magnate and financier 1928-
Far too many executives have become more concerned with the ''four P's'' - pay, perks, power and prestige - rather than making profits for shareholders.
Rita Mae Brown
American writer, activist, and feminist 1944-
I don't expect executives to be creative but I do expect them to have courage.
Italian choreographer and dancer 1955-
I think a lot of people have a vision of L.A. in which TV executives and movie directors plan their latest productions by the swimming pool.
American politician 1940-
Increasing inequality in income distribution in this country has broader policy implications, and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
C. Northcote Parkinson
British naval historian and author 1909-1993
It is the essence of grantsmanship to persuade the Foundation executives that it was they who suggested the research project and that you were a belated convert, agreeing reluctantly to all they had proposed.Source: Parkinsons Laws in Medical Research, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, November 1962
American businessman 1966-
Many consumer Internet business executives are loyalists of the Lifetime Value model, often referred to as the LTV model or formula. Lifetime value is the net present value of the profit stream of a customer.
American businessman 1966-
Marketing executives like big budgets, as big budgets make it easier to grow the top line.
American composer of film scores 1954-
Most films I work on, the people making the film are constantly second-guessing the executives of the studio, the producer, and the audience. It is very hard to accomplish anything in that situation.
No agency is better than its account executives.
American businesswoman and athelete 1959-
Not only do the majority of senior women executives have sports in their background, they recognize that the behaviors and techniques learned through sports are critical to motivating teams and improving performance in a corporate environment.
American columnist and author 1915-1977
Now that women are jockeys, baseball umpires, atomic scientists, and business executives, maybe someday they can master parallel parking.
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