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Management
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Manufacturing in any industry requires skilled workers and a streamlined process that ends with flawless quality. This is where igus Inc. and its staff of 150 Rhode Island employees shine. more
In any organization, delivering results matters. Yet how leaders lead is the real differentiator in the final outcome. Over the course of my long career, I’ve had the opportunity to observe leaders with a variety of styles, ranging from authoritarian to consensus builder. While leadership requirements are largely determined by the need at the time and the opportunity at hand, there are some specific attributes I’ve witnessed in leaders I respect and admire that differentiate them from others. more
DO YOU REMEMBER the TV show “MacGyver”? The titular hero was the epitome of resourcefulness. He would get trapped, usually in a building that contained a ticking time bomb, but he was able to free himself by being resourceful and using what was available to him, like duct tape or chewing gum. I was always intrigued -- and impressed. more
One of the nightmares that business owners experience is the unexpected departure of their controller, chief finance officer or bookkeeper. But, this sort of occurrence in not unheard of and the wise CEO will make sure a contingency plan is always in place. more
Business owners and entrepreneurs often need to be team builders as well. It might be a project-based team, a team of advisers, employees or problem-solving group. Whatever the team purpose, it’s essential to build it well to achieve the best results. more
Phoenix Strategy Investments has acquired PI Worldwide in Wellesley. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. more
Building a company is an experience that’s been a constant for Kevin Kennedy, who was raised in North Providence and started his professional work in the family consulting firm. Kennedy … more
Businesses will play an increasingly important role in disaster preparedness and recovery with the anticipated official launch this month of a public-private partnership called the Rhode Island Business Alliance, said Pete Gaynor, director of emergency management for Providence. more
Local companies large and small are hiring unemployed veterans wherever they can – some in new efforts and others through established programs. more
The Providence Business News Executive Poll is a weekly survey of 70 business leaders throughout the state, representing small and large companies in a variety of industries. more
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