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Bill Geist to Receive Marist College Lowell Thomas Award
PR Newswire (press release) - New York, NY, USA - Bill Geist, known for his humorous commentary and chronicling of America and Americans in his role as a correspondent for CBS News Sunday Morning, is the recipient of the 2007 Marist College Lowell Thomas Award. Geist will be honored at a luncheon at the University Club in Manhattan on September 27.

"Lowell Thomas knew how to tell a story, whether it was about his travels with Allenby in Palestine, his visit with the then-14 year-old-Dalai Lama, or average Americans across our nation," said Marist College President Dennis J. Murray. "Today, no one in broadcast journalism is a better story teller than
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How IBM is Training Its Workforce to Think Like Designers
Fortune
After Thomas Watson Jr./b>. became CEO of the company in 1956, he built a first-of-its-kind corporate design program at IBM, which elevated both its products and its reputation. In 1973, Watson Jr. famously declared in a speech, “Good design is good ...

Investor's Business Daily

Thomas Watson Jr./b>. Powered IBM To The Top Of The Tech World
Investor's Business Daily
By the time Thomas Watson Jr./b>. stepped down in 1971, IBM's annual revenue was $7.5 billion (equivalent to $43 billion now). “He's a good example of how someone can be entrepreneurial inside an already existing company, a corporate entrepreneur,” Mike ...

La Voce di New York

Olivetti, il negozio più bello della Fifth Avenue che incantò i newyorkesi
La Voce di New York
Ebbene per la quindicesima edizione di quel premio, divenuto già celebre in tutto il mondo, il riconoscimento andò a Thomas Watson Jr./b>. in qualità di presidente della IBM, il gigante tecnologico, che nei primi anni sessanta stava stupendo il mondo con ...

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IBM如何訓練員工,讓他們像設計師一樣思考?
The News Lens 關鍵評論網
華生(Thomas Watson Jr./font>.)接任公司總裁後,就建立史無前例的IBM企業設計方案,此舉提升了公司的產品銷量與名聲。1973年小湯瑪斯.華生發表的著名演說中宣告:「好的設計就是好的公司。」可是多年來,此焦點已經變弱了。 現今IBM的整個設計活動,在奧斯丁IBM園區的兩層樓開始運作,總計 ...

The Register

From Watson Jr to Watson AI: IBM's changed, and Papa Watson wouldn't approve
The Register
Thomas Watson Jr./b> was IBM chairman and chief executive during its explosive post-war expansion period. IBM went from 72,500 staff and $892m income in 1956 when Watson became CEO to 270,000 staff and $8.3bn in 1971 when he stepped down. Watson Jr enabled ...

New York Times

The Case Some Executives Made for Sticking With Trump
New York Times
“They wait for public opinion to tell them what to do.” “C.E.O. courage is in short supply,” she said. That is more the case these days than back in the 1960s and 1970s, when business leaders like Irving S. Shapiro of DuPont, Reginald H. Jones of G.E ...

Business Insider

IBM revenue has fallen for 20 quarters — but it used to run its business very differently
Business Insider
One morning early on in Gerstner's tenure, Thomas Watson Jr./b>. joined the new CEO in the back of the car that drove him to the office. Gerstner says Watson told him to take whatever steps were necessary to get the company back on track. But in many ways ...

BBC News

The logos that have become legends
BBC News
This success story began in a New York showroom in the mid-1950s, where the son of the company's president, Thomas Watson Jr./b>., was perusing a selection of Olivetti typewriters. He was taken aback by the sleek, contemporary style in which they were ...

Fortune

The Design Value Index Shows What “Design Thinking” Is Worth
Fortune
IBM CEO Thomas Watson Jr./b>. famously declared “good design is good business.” Jeneanne Rae has the numbers to prove it. In 2013, Rae, founder of Virginia-based consultancy Motiv Strategies, devised the Design Value Index (DVI), an investment tool she ...
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