Executives: The Making of the Presidents

"The strength of our country is in direct relationship to the strength and skills of the men running its corporations." So says Manhattan's Sidney M. Boyden, 67, who manufactures nothing, markets nothing, manages a staff that is smaller (30 associates) than the average Boy Scout troop. As founder and president of Boyden Associates, Inc., he has supplied more big businesses with top managers than any other U.S. executive recruiter.

The oldest (21 years) and by far the largest (annual billings: close to $5,000,000) firm in the trade, Boyden Associates is no body-snatching...

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