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Theodore N. Vail
12 pages (2007/1913); 135KB downloadWOWIO Books
; ISBN: WOWIO-00156
Theodore N. Vail, the first president of AT&T, argues that the term "business" represents "the doing of things; it is the effective use of accumulations of study, experience, and observation; it applies alike to any trade, profession, pursuit, calling, or occupation." Vail then discusses honesty, accuracy, punctuality and civility. He concludes by summarizing the "practices to be cultivated, things to be learned and habits to be formed that are most helpful to success ... in the making of a businessman, and in the course of a business life"