Friday, April 23, 2010

The Economist and Title inflation

Who knew that the roles of CEO, CFO and COO were old in nature by relatively new in terms of titles? Who knew that the first CEO title came from the Standard Oil Trust conglomerate? Well Peter Cappelli from Wharton did. Great 12 min podcast from the Economist called "What's in a name" (embedded below) on the history of titles and the resulting 'title inflation.

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