10 Quotes from Renowned Experts of Global Business Management

10 Quotes from Renowned Experts of Global Business Management


Business managers are the all-star leaders tasked with making the most important decisions for a company. These are the faces of a company, the ones you see on the news, the subjects of books and movies.

If you are looking to pursue a graduate certificate in Global Business Management at Fleming College Toronto, taking in the knowledge of some of these experts can motivate you to land that dream job. So here are some interesting insights from a diverse set of business managers from across the globe.

“Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want to.”

-Richard Branson, business magnate and founder of Virgin Group


“Get the right people. Then no matter what all else you might do wrong after that, the people will save you. That’s what management is all about.”

-Tom DeMarco, software engineer


“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating the talents of those who work for us and pointing them toward a certain goal.”

-Walt Disney


“Management is, above all, a practice where art, science and craft meet.”

-Henry Mintzberg, Canadian academic and author on business and management


“Before you become a leader, success is all about growing yourself. After you become a leader, success is about growing others.”

-Jack Welch, former chairperson, and CEO of General Electric


“Risk more than others think is safe. Dream more than others think is practical.”

-Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks


“Corporate culture matters. How management chooses to treat its people impacts everything - for better or for worse.”

-Simon Sinek, author of Start with Why


“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person - not just an employee - are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.”

-Anne M. Mulcahy, former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation


“Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.”

-Paul Hawken, environmentalist, and economist 


“Profitability is coming from productivity, efficiency, management, austerity, and the way to manage the business.”

-Carlos Slim, Mexican telecommunications magnate, investor, and philanthropist


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