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Operating profit per employee at large firms was [yen] 3.75 million in FY2004, up 50 percent from [yen] 2.5 million in FY1997.
"Executives at large corporations spend 80 percent of their time managing the structure of the corporation, and only 20 percent on the business review process," he says.
In exchange for some of the benefits at large firms, the Browns try to offer a more relaxed atmosphere.
Anderson was director of the Molecular Anatomy Program at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, held a similar position at the Argonne National Laboratory, was chief scientist at Large Scale Biology Corporation, and is now president of the Viral Defense Foundation.