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Word Smart for Business Cultivating a Six-Figure Vocabulary

By: Westbrook, Paul

Price: $9.95

Publisher: United States, Random House USA Inc: 15/Jul/1997

Seller ID: 2953

ISBN: 0679783911


illustrations 356 What in the world is a dead-cat bounce, and how could it possibly pertain to business? What does a newscaster mean when she reports that a software company was accused of cooking the books? What does it mean to boondoggle? Are golden handcuffs a tempting set of executive perks or what cops use to arrest top-level corporate crooks? No matter what your line of work or level of education, there are business terms you'll find confusing. Whether you're reading an article about capital gains taxes in The Wall Street Journal or watching a mutual fund report on CNN, grasping the basi... View more info