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1014
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Anderson, dean of the Cameron School of Business Administration at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, discusses the school's challenges and opportunities.
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1380
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The coastal area of Southeastern North Carolina experienced an economic upswing in 1992. The authors give a statistical analysis of the factors affecting the coastal economy for the first half of 1993.
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1379
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Anderson's detailed statistical analysis reveals a tonnage increase for the third consecutive year.
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2286
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While employers and employees often are critical of it, North Carolina's worker's compensation laws appear to offer adequate protection for the rights of both employers and workers.
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30496
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The scope of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 is remarkably broad, affecting practically every taxpayer, and many will face new tax-planning decisions. This article summarizes some of the more significant changes in tax law affecting individuals and businesses in North Carolina. Some of these changes pertain to tax rates, tax credits, personal exemptions, income, and itemized deductions.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 5 Issue 1, Jan 1987, p2-6, il, bibl, f
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30493
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Corporate culture is a process which shapes all aspects of an organization to include its values, its ethics, and its image. A survey of CEOs in the southeastern United States and interviews of CEOs in Wilmington, North Carolina were conducted in 1985 to identify the ways in which a CEO could influence corporate culture. This article presents the survey results and analyses.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 2, July 1986, p5-6, il, bibl, f
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30489
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Current interest rates are at their lowest level in five years, and with the anticipation of further reductions, North Carolina homeowners are exchanging their high rate mortgage for a new lower rate. The payback method and the net present value method are two approaches used to determine if refinancing is feasible.
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30492
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Recently, the United States has experienced ever-increasing foreign trade deficits, the excess of imports over exports. At the state level, more than three-hundred international firms operate in North Carolina, many of which are directly or indirectly related to port activities. This article explores the causes of the foreign trade deficit and future implications.
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30491
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The year 1985 saw renewed strength in the manufacturing sector of Wilmington, North Carolina. Recent announcements of new and expanded manufacturing facilities in the area are indicative of this rebound, and predictions suggest that further growth in the area manufacturing activity can be expected over 1986.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan 1986, p10-13, il
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30490
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The small business corporation is often faced with the problem of raising new capital for the expansion of business operations. This article provides the operators of small North Carolina corporations with information concerning securities regulation relating to the issuance of new securities.
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30494
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Economic activity for 1986 in the Wilmington, North Carolina area continues to show growth over previous levels. A new index of local leading economic indicators (RILE) can forecast the direction of future regional economic activity in the Wilmington area.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 2, July 1986, p8-12, il, bibl, f
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30498
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One of the reasons why many business firms incorporate is the limited liability feature of the corporate firm, but the shareholder’s liability for corporate obligations is limited to capital contributions. This article examines situations in which a corporation’s creditors and other claimants may have recourse against the personal assets of shareholders, and discusses legal procedures under the North Carolina Business Corporation Act.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 5 Issue 1, Jan 1987, p7-9, il, bibl, f
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30505
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This article develops the concept of future-hindsight as a focal point for the application of an Outcomes-Methods-Resources approach to strategic human resources planning in North Carolina. The argument is made that employee displacement problems caused by an increasing rate of technological change will worsen unless strategic planning processes are expanded to include human resources management with involvement of managers at all levels.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 5 Issue 2, July 1987, p7-10, il, bibl, f