Research Magazine July 2006

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  • No Meal, No Deal

    Now that cold calling has joined stockbrokers in heaven (or more likely the lower regions), seminars, "cold walking" and direct mail have become the only...

  • What is Your Name?

    Have you ever considered what you would name yourself if the choice were yours and not your parents? If you could pick any name in...

  • Book on Question Contains Answers

    The Ultimate Question: Driving Good Profits and True Growth. By Fred Reichheld. Harvard Business School Press. $24.95. Fred Reichheld, director emeritus of Bain & Co., became a...

  • Beyond the B Word

    Soaring gasoline prices have been a wake up call to many people. Watching pump dials spin like some out-of-control slot machine that ends with a...

  • Embracing Wealth Management

    "Wealth management" is such a hot topic these days that there's a very real risk that the term itself will devolve into a meaningless, inconsistently...

  • The Chinese Paradox

    Earlier this year, when Chinese president Hu Jintao visited the United States, a political cartoon made rounds in American newspapers. Mr. Hu was shown driving...