Quotations by Marvin Bower
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Born: Saturday, August 1, 1903
Died: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 (99 years old)
A business of high principle attracts high-caliber people more easily, thereby gaining a basic competitive and profit edge.
(Keywords: Business, People, Profit)
A business of high principle generates greater drive and effectiveness because people know that they can do the right thing decisively and with confidence.
(Keywords: Business, People, Confidence, Right)
Basic philosophy, spirit and drive of an organization have far more to do with its relative achievements than do technological or economic resources, organizational structure, innovation and timing.
(Keywords: Innovation, Philosophy, Spirit)
Business leaders shape public opinion.
(Keywords: Business, Leaders, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)
Convinced that behavior and conduct are every bit as important as skills and expertise, I sought to build the firm into an enduring, values-based institution.
(Keywords: Values, Behavior, Expertise)
Decisions should be based on facts, objectively considered.
(Keywords: Decisions, Facts)
People should be judged on the basis of their performance, not nationality, personality, education, or personal traits and skills.
(Keywords: Education, People, Performance, Nationality, Personality)
The course of business shapes public opinion.
(Keywords: Business, Opinion, Public, Public opinion)