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Management
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For four university presidents who happen to be women, running their institutions is very much like running a business. more
1You recently led WBEZ/Chicago Public Media. How do Providence's and Rhode Island's audiences compare? American audiences in every town or city have high aspirations for the public-media institution that serves their community. But no two … more
Helping organizations grow by building on their strengths is Marcia Cone's forte. After spending the better part of a decade building the nonprofit The Women's Fund, Cone in July decided to tap into a longstanding consulting practice and … more
Life insurance benefits are easy to understand. If an insured person dies, their named beneficiary receives a monetary benefit. Disability risks are far less tangible. None of us believe we will have the misfortune of suffering from a disability and … 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business strategy is an easier conversation to have compared with telling a CEO his or her compensation package is out of date and needs tweaking to better align with the firm's … more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
The dramatic rise in health care and health insurance costs is an ongoing challenge for employers seeking to provide comprehensive and meaningful benefits. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, employees' share of premium costs has risen 3 … more
To Amgen Inc.'s Senior Manager for Manufacturing Jimmy Fleming, the task of ensuring that he and his team are producing a quality product is of the utmost importance – professionally and personally. Fleming's sister is one of the more … more
Barbara Sokoloff knew one thing when she decided to start her own consulting firm nearly 30 years ago: She wanted to help transform "holes in the urban fabric" into vibrant communities. Sokoloff, a 72-year-old Providence native, started her … more
As the biggest funder of the state's nonprofits, the Rhode Island Foundation serves an important role – and has done so since 1916. Now, the foundation's Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence is helping local companies better engage with their … more
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