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Management
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The essence of leadership is multifold – it involves strategic movements and investments, calculated risk-taking, and thoughtful delegation, as well as the ability to inspire a genuine confidence and respect among the crucial ranks which keep the … more
Innovation is a powerful economic engine. It is a change of product, service or process which allows an organization to meet the challenges of a changing environment. It allows organizations to gain market share and profitability, provides consumers … more
Benjamin L. Rackliffe, an associate at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the Steel Yard. At PLDW, Rackliffe’s practice focuses on health care, nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and he is also a participating attorney and advisory board member of the Roger Williams University Pro Bono Collaborative. For the past two years, Rackliffe was named a Rhode Island Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. He shares this distinction with less than 2.5 percent of Rhode Island lawyers who are younger than 40 and have been in practice for less than 10 years. Rackliffe holds a B.S. in business management from Providence College and a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. more
Cilantro Mexican Grill has to pay more than $100,000 in wages and damages to 32 employees following a federal Labor Department investigation. more
Cheryl W. Snead, founder, president and CEO of Banneker Industries, was inducted into the Women’s Business Enterprise Hall of Fame in December. Prior to Banneker, Snead worked for Peerless Precision. When the company went out of business in 1991, she purchased it and shifted the business’ focus to supply-chain management. Now named Banneker Industries, the company is one of the co-founders of the annual SCM Summit at Bryant University. Snead holds an MBA/MSIA in business administration and management from Purdue University. She was the first African-American woman to receive a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. more
Whether companies try or not to budget for major storms that shut down commerce, those reached on Jan. 28, the day after blizzard Juno’s biggest punch landed across the region, say predicting major weather events remains an art that, when it is accurate, enables companies to adjust more readily. 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
With more than 5,200 employees worldwide – 1,400 right here in Rhode Island – toymaker Hasbro Inc. has always placed a tremendous emphasis on taking special care of its team. A few years ago, the company went a step further by taking an … more
American Heart Association-Southern New England has participated in It Is All About Me, the organization's diverse package of online wellness programs, since its 2007 founding. Participating employees praise its fun challenges, accessible education, … 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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