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Management
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Vincent J. Confreda, the third of four generations of his family to manage the family's 93-year-old Cranston farm, makes the hand-off of the business from one generation to the next sound almost simple. "I stepped in as my father started to … more
When Justin C. Hoffler was in middle school he cut a deal with his parents: straight A's on his next report card and they would buy him an all-terrain vehicle. Hoffler hit the books, got the A's and rode into his seventh-grade summer on a … more
It is often said that the backbone of the American economy is small business. And that is no more true than in Rhode Island. Being small, though, does not mean being simple. For instance, as markets become more connected to the global … more
Where does your organization primarily post job listings? Social media – 23.1% Job aggregators (such as Monster or Indeed) – 30.8% Company website – 38.5% Other – 7.7%
 Does your … more
Executive compensation is often a touchy subject. Next year's business strategy is an easier conversation to have compared with telling a CEO his or her compensation package is out of date and needs tweaking to better align with the firm's … more
For the 10th time, Providence Business News has announced the awardees of the Best Places To Work competition. The 55 companies were judged based on confidential surveys of employees and management reports. more
Family businesses can give rise to some of the most meaningful and enduring versions of success possible. Yet, because of the proximity of personal and business relations inherent in them, family businesses can also be breading grounds for … more
Do you follow an agenda during meetings? Yes 79% No 5.3% Sometimes 15.8% Are meeting minutes/notes published or sent to participants after the meeting? Yes 52.6% No 47.4% … more
Success isn't always about dominating the landscape. Sometimes, to be successful, you have to be prepared to give up some counterproductive behaviors that are holding you back – behaviors you may not even be aware you possess. Old habits … more
Do you have any plants or decorations on your desk? Decorations – 64.8% Plants – 41.2% None – 11.8% What types of storage does your desk/workspace have? Filing cabinets – … more
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