The Corporate Giants of the Earth

American Telephone & Telegraph and International Business Machines are the Brobdingnagians of business and tower over their industries. Both have dominated their fields by sound management, outstanding products and sheer size. Portraits of the two titans:

From its headquarters in New York City, AT&T controls assets of $137 billion, more than those of Exxon, General Motors and U.S. Steel combined, and more than the gross national products of all but 20 nations. A T & T's resources include 24,000 buildings, 177,000 motor vehicles and 142 million telephones, or eight out of every ten phones in the U.S. The company's 1 million employees...

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