Department of Big, Scary Numbers

Department of Big, Scary Numbers

Published: October 31st, 2000

7: average tenure (in years) of CEOs as of January 2000 at the 50 largest corporations by market capitalization; not such a big number but probably bigger than you thought

US$7.5 million: price paid for the domain name

75: percentage of workers who observed unethical or illegal activity at work in the last 12 months

204: number of messages (phone, e-mail and/or fax) an average worker manages each day

Sources: SCA Consulting; Butler Group OpinionWire; KPMG LLP; Pitney Bowes