National Geographic : 1919 Aug
He analyzed all the different courses of business training TEN years from now the big business institu tions of the country will be headed by a new group of men. Where are Ithese new leaders coming from? How are they being trained? It is of the utmost im portance for you to know the answers to these two vital questions. Such great Institutions as the Westing house Company have been building for a decade or more, at great expense T. H. BAILI and thought, facilities for formerly manager of t successfully selecting, train- was his duty to hel s ing, and placing men to best mend the kind of t ra Westinghouse men serve the company and Whipple's additional themselves him also with the W themselves. Publicity as Literary Su Many of them have established educa tional departments whose duty it is to ana lyze every known course of business train ing and select the kind of reading that will develop executive ability. One of the men to whom such investiga tion and training work was intrusted is T. H. Bailey Whipple, for nine years manager of Sthe Commercial Training Section of the Educational Department of the Westing house Electric and Manufacturing Com pany. 327 men representing every department of business Mr. Whipple's early research into educa tional work induced him to enrol for the Alexander Hamilton Institute's Modern Business Course and Service in October, 1912. In the succeeding years, 327 men in this great Company have enrolled. They represent every department of modern business-salesmen, engineers, auditors, corre spondents, branch managers, foremen, credit men, ,Y he cat lec in nor esti per superintendents. Each of them knew his own job well and was successful in it; but eachrealized that if he was to reach really large success he must under stand the fundamentals that underlie all departments. It was the privilege of the Alexander Hamilton Institute to give them in a short period the training that might other wise occupy an active lifetime. "Does what experience and native ability can never do alone" Mr. Whipple watched the progress of these men. This is his verdict: SWHIPPLE "I know of no other preparation that Commercial Section of equals your Course for fitting a man to ional Department. It grasp his opportunity and succeed in ct the men and recom. it when it comes. ing that would make re successful. Mr. "If conscientiously pursued, your duties have associated Course, coupled with one's daily nghouse Department of problems and activities, unquestion 'visor. ably does for men what experience and native ability alone can never do." One Course, one product: business executives In all, over 95,000 business men have en rolled in the Alexander Hamilton Institute. These are mature men; eighty-five per cent of them are married. They have realized that for big things there must be big training, plus the experi ence of others. The Institute has only one Course and only one product-business executives. Send for "Forging Ahead in Business" The Institute has published a 112-page book entitled "Forging Ahead in Business." It gives the definite informa tion that ambitious men seek; it tells why big business organizations have recommended this training to the men who are some day to be at the head of those organizations, and what the Course has done for those men. Profit by the example of Mr. Whipple and his 327 associates; send for your copy today. Alexander Hamilton Institute 135 Astor Place New York City Send me "Forging Ahead in Business "FREE Name .. _-- Print here Business Address ---------------------------------------------- ---- -- --- --- ------ -- ---- -- - - -- -- -- ----- ---- Business Position------------------------------------------ ---- --- 77 "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"