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MFGWatch Survey: Manufacturers are Worried

MFGWatch Survey: Manufacturers are Worried

“While U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about 2013 growth, they are even more concerned about intellectual property…

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Leading in Crisis: The Four Traps of Decision Making

By Lucien Canton

 Recognize the traps in crisis management and avoid making the wrong decision.

During the second day’s fighting at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, Colonel Strong Vincent, a brigade commander in the Army of the Potomac, learned from a passing courier that the Union left flank was…

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Nov-Dec. Editor's Notebook: Right at Home

It was a gut-wrenching October in the United States (and worldwide for that matter) where businesses and consumers waited out the political showdown in Washington, D.C., hoping for an end to the government shutdown and an increase in the debt ceiling.

The 16-day partial U.S. government…

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Louisiana: Building a Cyber Cluster From the Ground Up

By GB Cazes

In just six years, north Louisiana has created a fast growing cyber cluster in a region historically dominated by the manufacturing, oil and gas and agricultural sectors. The catalyst for this rapid progress stems from the combined vision of local and state leaders to diversify the region…

17 Nov 7:26 PM 0 Read More...

Editor's Notebook: Trends Resonate With Executives and Talent

In this issue’s Industry Perspective feature article, “Solar Keeps on Shining,” we gain insights as to why the solar energy industry is becoming a success story, living up to the hype that can oftentimes accompany renewable energy industries. While the solar energy industry has its challenges, like any other…

02 Oct 2:16 PM 0 Read More...

Where the hot Jobs Will be, 2018-2025

Tech skills important, but written, verbal communication Is key.
As the nation’s roughly 2 million college freshmen take the first steps on their career paths, the employment experts at global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., offers some advice on which areas could offer the most fertile employment…

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