The article by Milton Friedman titled the social responsibility of business is to increase profits and the speech given by bill gates at the world economic forum 2008 both address the nagging topic of social responsibility of corporations. Both articles offer tremendous insight on this issue. Friedman...
CEO REPORT, BILL GATES
1. Mini Biography
Bill Gates is known for his company Microsoft, his participation in the computer revolution, and for being the youngest self-made billionaire in history. In 1986, he launched Microsoft Windows, a program that is one of the most used operating systems in...
predictor of future technology. Lucky. People have described Bill Gates in many ways. But he is more than just the world’s richest man and founder of Microsoft Corporation. Through his charitable foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Gates is also one of the world’s most generous givers, donating...
"Bill Gates is a modern business phenomenon: the greatest of the cyber-tycoons. His is not simply a story of technical brilliance and enormous wealth; it is one of remarkable business vision and an obsessive desire to win. It is also about a leadership style that is radically different to anything the...
William Henry "Bill" Gates III
(Born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate and philanthropist. Gates is the former chief executive and current chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest personal-computer software company, which he co-founded with Paul Allen. He is consistently ranked among...
HBR CASE STUDV
by Bronwyn Fryer and Julia Kirby
Sid has put his hat inthe ring for a client-serving position. He's got the skills andtheknowledgethe problem is, he's also obese. Can his weight be a factor in the decision?
ILL HouciAN was three pages deep into his spreadsheet when...
Personality traits of bill gates
The purpose of this report is to explore the published work on strategic leadership in order to develop an inventory of qualities, skills and behaviours that define and explain the concept of strategic leadership. A full review of literature...
The first article I read was based on Malaria and primarily involved Biology.
Malaria, a leading cause of death in infants may eventually fade away. Scientist believe five simple things may knock out 90 percent of Malaria. Malaria is a deadly virus causing severe fevers followed by severe chills...
Honors Advanced Exposition
30 May 2014
Not Everyone is Bill Gates
Bill Gates is one of the most successful men in the United States, he is a philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates is the former chief executive and chairman of Microsoft, the world’s largest...
3 December 2012
Bill Gates is an extraordinary man in the world of technology, as everybody knows from making the groundbreaking software “Microsoft”, to working to make better and more powerful computers for today’s world. However, the...
When one thinks of computer software, one must think of Microsoft. In
fact if you use a computer, chances are that you will have some type of program
on there that is developed by Microsoft. The CEO, chairman, cofounder, and
owner of 147 billion shares of Microsoft is Bill Gates.
Melinda Gates: Marriage, Motherhood, Microsoft, and Making a Difference
March 8, 2009
Why Melinda Gates
What constitutes someone as a leader? Would it be a person who has a following of supporters? Could it be a person that has an impact on many near and far? What if this person just gives...
Gates is most famous for his work with Microsoft, the leading company in computer software. Gates dropped out of Harvard to pursue his vision of the company, and in 20 years he was a global business leader worth billions of dollars.
Bill Gates is an entrepreneur and philanthropist that...
people believe that success depends on hard work, but I believe that it depends on practice and opportunities. It is believed that in order to be successful in life you need to practice and stay dedicated on what it is that you want to achieve. I am certain that practice makes perfect because the more...
Pre-AP English, 2nd Period
30 January 2006
Microsoft and Bill Gates
Computers are one of the most important items in today’s world. They run most things humans use, including everything from life-sustaining machines used in surgery to the alarm clocks that wake the world...
Instructor C. Stefanik
Research Paper Session 2
The U.S Constitution and the U.S. Bill of Rights
The Founding Fathers wanted America to be a better country than the United Kingdom. They were aware of the cruelty in Old Europe and the thirteen colonies. Their belief to have a Constitution...
Throughout my lifetime I’ve seen two men at the top of the list when it came to the richest men in the world. Bill Gates and Warren Buffet were those two men on the top of the list. They are both different and the same in many ways but to the public they have very different reputations and personas...
If I were given a second chance to visit this world.
Birth and death are neither under our control nor a matter of choice People are born without much effort on their part and die without any choice of their own. I look upon life as a game and, when I have finished it, I will leave the field without...
William H. Gates III
Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955, in the city of Seattle, Washington. His parents’ names were William H. Gates II, who was a prominent lawyer in Seattle, and his deceased mother, Mary Gates, who was a former school teacher and was very well connected. Also, Bill Gates had two...
Bill Gates-How he affected the Computer World
Bill Gates was born on October 28 1955 in Seattle. His mother was a local teacher who eventually became a board member of several banks. His father, William H. Gates was a successful corporate lawyer. Since a young age Gates showed tremendous...
2nd April 2013
Bill Gates was born William Henry Gates the third on the 28th of October ,1955 to his parents Mary Gates, who was a professor and businesswoman and William Gates II, who was a prominent lawyer of his time (Summers). Bill was enrolled in the prestigious Lakeside...
lessons of failure.
The entrepreneur I have chosen is legendary business figure Bill Gates. William Henry Gates III as known as Bill Gates is an American businessman, investor, author, philanthropist and last but not least an entrepreneur.
Bill Gates is a CEO and a chairman...
Rifles, the bravery of the GI's is inspiring. Several examples were given where the soldiers didn't have a chance but they would hold off the German army all by themselves to buy their fellow soldiers some time. It is just awesome that they were able to do this. Many of them probably had families back...
graduating class with these words. “I applaud the graduates today for taking a much more direct route to your degrees. For my part, I’m just happy that the Crimson has called me “Harvard’s most successful dropout.” I guess that makes me valedictorian of my own special class … I did the best of everyone who...
Bill Gates is one of the most intelligent and one of the wealthiest people in the world. 80% of the world’s computers use his operating system and software. He was born on October 28, 1955 to William and Mary Maxwell Gates in Seattle, Washington. I chose this person because he has contributed much to...
Founding Microsoft and living a life……...…………..Page 5
My opinion on Bill Gates………..….……….………..Page 8
Bill Gates grew up from a normal schoolboy to the sixth most powerful man and the richest citizen...
unlike Bill Richardson. I did not know he was running or who he was because I was busy figuring out who George Clooney was rooting for. My English Professor mentioned him in class and said that he played baseball and he is the first Hispanic governor in the U.S. So I decided to read more about him. I wanted...
pursue their passions.
The structure he uses is the simplest one of all. This is where you simply say "I have 4 points to cover today. Point 1 . . . Point 2 . . . Point 3 . . . etc" He simply says, "I want to tell you three stories from my life. That's it. No big deal. Just three stories" and then tells...
Success of a Businessman
June 1, 2012
A. My paper is about the contributions Bill Gates has made to the computer industry.
B. Bill Gates is one of the best-known entrepreneurs of the personal computer revelation. He is a computer programmer and a philanthropist. He is one...
Later Life (The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation) 4
The Future 5
What would the World be like without Bill Gates? 5
William Henry Gates III is also known as Bill Gates and was born on 28th October 1955. Bill Gates is a famous man...