Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Coast Business Review Vol. 4 Issue 2, July 1986
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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.
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.
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.