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Management
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A son and his father are walking in the mountains. Suddenly, the boy falls, scrapes his knee and screams. To the son's surprise, he hears his scream repeating somewhere in the mountains. Curious, he yells, "Who are you?" He … more
Working out of your house looks like the perfect scenario for anyone who wants to start their own business, unless you want to repair cars and find the prospect of having a Chevy Malibu parked in your living room problematic. But for a one-person … more
Does your company require employees to bring their own device? Yes – 10.5% No – 73.7% Only for certain positions – 15.8% Does your organization offer company phones or other devices? … more
Like many of my baby boomer peers, I have been thinking lately about my eventual retirement and hoping that the company I have been building for 40 years can endure beyond me. In planning for succession I have come to think differently … more
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business strategy is an easier conversation to have compared with telling a CEO his or her compensation package is out of date and needs tweaking to better align with the firm's … more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
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