Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Carolina Coast Business Review Vol. 5 Issue 2, July 1987
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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.
The Tax Reform Act of 1986 makes substantial changes in the ways that corporations are taxed. This article summarizes some of the more significant changes in business taxes. Some of the changes pertain to corporate tax rates, depreciation methods and the investment tax credit, capital gains, alternative minimum tax, and the General Utilities Doctrine.
The year 1986 was a better than average year for the local economy. A mid-year review of local economic activity indicates that 1987 will be similar to 1986, and there is no immediate danger of a national recession. The dollar has continued to fall against other major currencies because of the uncertainty which has characterized United States trade policy.