Business glossary Mohamed Attia-Master Discussion

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  • a BUSINESS GLOSSARY
  • Accountant Accountants are the witch-doctors of the modern world and willing to turn their hands to any kind of magic. Charles Eustace Harman
  • Action The world is moving so fast these days that the one who says it cant be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. Harry Emerson Fosdick
  • Advertising Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image. David M. Ogilvy
  • Assets People are definitely a companys greatest asset. It doesnt make any difference whether the product is cars or cosmetics. A company is only as good as the people it keeps. Mary Kay Ash
  • Backbiting Nobody raises his reputation by lowering others Anonymous
  • Boss Accomplishing the impossible means only that the boss will add it to your regular duties. Doug Larson
  • Brainstorm It is not best that we all should think alike, it is differences of opinion that make horse races. Mark Twain
  • Branding Were not in the business of keeping the media companies alive. Were in the business of connecting with consumers. Trevor Edwards
  • Budget A budget tells us what we cant afford, but it doesnt keep us from buying it. William Feather
  • Bureaucracy Bureaucracy defends the status quo long past the time when the status quo has lost its status. Laurence J. Peter
  • Business Business is not financial science, it's about trading, buying and selling. Its about creating a product or service so good that people will pay for it. Anita Roddick
  • Capital It takes more than capital to swing business. Youve got to have the A. I. D. degree to get by Advertising Initiative, and Dynamics. Isaac Asimov
  • Capitalism Capitalism is a system of competitive exploitation. Dr. Tony Aidoo
  • Challenge When people keep telling you that you cant do a thing, you kind of like to try it. Margaret Chase Smith
  • Change We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise, we harden. Goethe
  • Communication Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. Rollo May
  • Competition Competition brings out the best in products and the worst in people. David Sarnoff
  • Consumer The consumer isnt a moron. She is your wife. David Ogilvy
  • Control What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • CSR People are going to want, and be able, to find out about the citizenship of a brand, whether it is doing the right things socially, economically and environmentally. Mike Clasper
  • Creativity A painter told me that nobody could draw a tree without in some sort becoming a tree. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Credit Credit is a system whereby a person who cant pay gets another person who cant pay to guarantee that he can pay. Charles Dickens
  • Culture For an adequate formation of a culture, the involvement of the whole man is required, whereby he exercises his creativity, intelligence, and knowledge of the world and of people. Pope John Paul II
  • Customer We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. Its our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better. Jeff Bezos
  • Customer Service Politeness and consideration for others is like investing pennies and getting dollars back. Thomas Sowell
  • Debt Bad debt is sacrificing your future day needs for your present day desires. Suze Orman
  • Delegation You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence. Abraham Lincoln
  • Discipline When you have disciplined people, you dont need hierarchy. When you have disciplined thought, you dont need bureaucracy. When you have disciplined action, you dont need excessive control. Jim Collins
  • Diversity We have become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic. Different people, different beliefs, different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams. Jimmy Carter
  • Earnings Earnings can be pliable as putty when the a charlatan heads the company reporting them. Warren Buffet
  • Effectivenss Well, I wont say I can or I cant; but if I do, I do it before most people get up in the morning. Paul 'Bear' Bryant
  • Efficiency Trifles make perfection, but perfection is no trifle. Michelangelo
  • Employees Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers. Stephen Covey
  • Ethics Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do. Potter Stewart
  • Execution Only passions, great passions, can elevate the soul to great things. Denis Diderot
  • Experience Experience is the child of thought, and thought is the child of action. We cannot learn men from books. Benjamin Disreali
  • Facts Get the facts, or the facts will get you. And when you get them, get them right, or they will get you wrong. Dr. Thomas Fuller
  • Finance It sometimes seems to me that I have spent all my life trying to persuade bankers to extend their loans. Richard Branson
  • Focus I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. Dalai Lama
  • Forecast Its really hard to design products by focus groups. A lot of times,people dont know what they want until you show it to them. Steve Jobs
  • Frontline An executive knows something about everything, a technician knows everything about something and the switchboard operator knows everything. Harold Coffin
  • Globalisation Globalisation has gone wrong, as it has no rules. Multinationals are almost above the law. They are so huge they are bigger than governments. Dick Smith

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