FEBRUARY 1990

What do you spend most of your time doing at work?

Administration 36%

Managing 29

Marketing 14

Finance 9

Selling 8

Manufacturing 4

What do you prefer doing?

Marketing 23%

Managing 21

Selling 16

Administration 15

Manufacturing 6

Finance 4

No preference 15

Source: "Pulse of the Middle Market 1989" survey by BDO Seidman of 1,873 active owners of businesses with $2 million to $100 million in revenues, New York City.