The business of America is business
A statement made by President Calvin Coolidge in the 1920s.
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Should business be English-only?The Harvard Business Review recently reported that multinational corporations are encouraging—or mandating—their employees to speak English. Samsung, Airbus, Microsoft in Beijing and many others now enforce English as the language of their business. Even corporations that are based in foreign countries, like Renault in France and Rakuten in Japan, are mandating English communication for their employees. Back in 2010, Rakuten (Japan’s largest online retailer) became an …
Coolidge's words are often mentioned as typical of the overconfidence in the American economy that preceded the Great Depression.
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