Today I want to talk to you about the philanthropic life of Bill Gates and how his charity and computer success has forever changed the world. A. Relate the Topic to the Audience: While none of us have ever met Bill Gates, everyone here has most likely heard of him, and thanks to him, we can all effectively use computers to their full potential. B. Establish Personal Credibility: I am a business major here and I thoroughly researched Bill Gates and the charity he runs with his wife.
He consolidated his businesses, and eventually sold them to the famous financier John Pierpont Morgan. The deal was worth four hundred and eighty- million dollars, in today’s money, thirteen point seven billion dollars. This was the largest deal America had ever seen. Carnegie received his payment in fifty-year gold bonds. Once the bonds were delivered he left them in the special vault built for his money.
He also had a great influence on treatment of employees and his views on their rights. Andrew Carnegie was also a huge peace advocate. After Andrew Carnegie retired and sold his company to J.P. Morgan for $480 million becoming the richest man alive at the time, he became a
He was also the first person to create a monopoly which he succeeded in since he controlled 90% of the refineries and pipelines in the United States. John D. Rockefeller was very influential to history. His company was one of the major reasons why the U.S. government established more anti-trust
Two amazing men who had great hopes of living the American Dream, Andrew Carnegie and John D. Rockefeller. They both started from the bottom of the ladder, poor family, impoverished, and eventually climbed to the point where they became known as many of the men who created America. Their accomplishment started out when they were approached and challenged with difficult situations, but as clever entrepreneur. They were able to overcome the roadblocks, by taking enormous risks and strategic planning. These actions were very successful that it allowed their company’s budget to snowball to the point where they became one of the most wealthiest men on earth.
Andrew Carnegie was an entrepreneur during the late 1800s. He was best known for his success in his own steel company. Over the years Carnegie became very wealthy once his steel business took off. Carnegie was known as the richest man in the world in that era. Being the richest man in the world wasn't always easy, it came with long hours of work and constant decision making.
He first went into the oil business and began to invest in the Cleveland, Ohio refinery. He expanded his industry a massive amount with the help of a few friends. He then established standard oil in the year of 1870, and controlled almost 90 percent of U.S. refineries, along with their pipelines. As his monopoly began, he gained more and more wealth. He was very determined to be the man to come out on top and beat all of his competition.
Through their entrepreneurship and innovations of their times both Benjamin Franklin and Bill Gates resemble one another. Benjamin Franklin found success in his print shop which led to him becoming the founder of the University of Pennsylvania and the official printer of Pennsylvania. While Bill Gates started a software company known as Microsoft which expanded into an empire and led him to becoming one of the world's greatest
I’ll try to explain Asymmetric Information from my stand point as an Account Portfolio Manager in IBM. IBM is well established IT Company present on the market for more than 100 years, considered as a pioneer of new technologies, “blue giant” and in overall a trusted player in plethora of other IT companies. I’m of the opinion that if there’s an industry where the gap between the “buyer & seller” in terms of asymmetric information is the narrowest than that must be an IT industry due to abundancy of information available online and various benchmarking tools which are playing pivotal role in narrowing this gap. But even in this “almost perfect” scenario for customers, the needle on asymmetric information gauge can lean toward provider of IT products when there’s a new product introduction to the market and there are no benchmarking in place nor “word of the mouth” experience.