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24228
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This article discusses various business enterprises that fell in the stock market in 2002 and presents stock picks for 2003.
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3458
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Employers often find themselves entangled in employee lawsuits. In 1995-96, discharge and harassment were the top two types of suits filed. Companies can reduce the number of suits by adopting policies, including documenting each allegation.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 7, July 1997, p16,18-20,22, il
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24291
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This article presents various North Carolina stock picks for 2000 and the actual results over the past year of 1999.
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36231
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Building a quality workplace has become about fulfilling needs such as attracting and retaining talent, managing costs, and promoting engagement and productivity. Hill, Chesson, and Woody believes these needs can be fulfilled by offering solutions tailored to each business’ objectives; program effectiveness and efficiency; employees’ well-being; cross-industry services. Asserting its approach’s success were awards such as the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Company and Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility.
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5718
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The editors of BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA ranked the state's most powerful people. Individuals considered had to make their power felt in the business world, whether they owned or ran a business or not. Included are Hugh McColl, Chairman and CEO, Bank of America; Marc Basnight, President pro tem, N.C. Senate; Nan Keohane, President, Duke University; and Jack Cecil, President, Biltmore Farms Inc., Asheville.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 19 Issue 7, July 1999, p28-33, 35-38, 40-41 Periodical Website
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24308
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Jim Goodnight is touted as the richest man in North Carolina. This article examines his background and what helped him become a successful businessman.
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36259
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The nine individuals interviewed represented the Carolina Biological Supply Company, Ward and Smith PA, Family Enterprise Center, Capel Inc., Conrad Industries, TradeMark Properties Inc., and Qualified Builders Inc. Topics included growing up in the family business, other career paths explored, family business histories, challenges unique to family-owned businesses, and how they anticipated keeping their family businesses for the next generation.
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24387
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Many high-tech entrepreneurs have gotten their businesses off the ground as a result of venture capital. Once in short supply, venture capital has increased drastically over the past few years. The availability of such seed money has made a difference to many North Carolina businesses.
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36249
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Redefining the meaning and location of workplace were employees called super-commuters or road warriors by the author. Included in his discussion of this occupational trend: the Great Recession surge; super-commuter characteristics; cultural changes yielding the acceptance of super-commuting; and profilers of three commuters. 12-14
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24240
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Professional stock pickers review North Carolina stocks they thought would rise steadily over twelve months. Many suffered losses instead. Kenan Transport, Lowes Companies, and Family Dollar Stores saw the largest gain in value among North Carolina based companies in 2001.
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28577
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Bob Crumley, an Asheboro lawyer and president of Founder’s Hemp, and Bruce Perlowin, an ex-con and Las Vegas-based Hemp Inc. CEO, expect hemp to be a billion dollar industry in North Carolina. Part of their mission is to educate people on the use of hemp in thousands of products including clothing, paper, textiles and food.
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24301
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Erskine Bowles is the Clinton administration's chief operating officer. This article discusses the impacts Bowles had in the office and throughout Clinton's term, touching on Bowles' background in business and finance.
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24231
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This article presents the ranking of the top private companies in North Carolina in 2003 and compares them to last year's winners to shed insight about economic change in the state.
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24146
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Sageworks Inc. CEO Brian Hamilton holds seminars with prisoners in North Carolina to discuss how they can start their own businesses and improve their lives.
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24317
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Local Economic Development Corporations and state Commerce offices are attempting to grow existing businesses in North Carolina.