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Management
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Family-owned businesses are a fixture of American enterprise. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 70 percent of all businesses in the U.S. are family businesses of one kind or another. And while most of them are small, many big companies – even in the Fortune 500 – are family controlled. more
One year ago, jewelry-design company Haverhill Inc. was little more than an idea on a piece of paper. Today, CEO Alison Cariati is preparing to file the Providence company’s first corporate tax return after a strong holiday season and has begun talking about the day when Haverhill might be able to hire full-time employees and move into an office of its own. more
One of Lynsey Colgan’s current goals is to “find a curriculum for the new kindergarten program.” 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
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
Roy Nascimento has served Massachusetts’ South Coast business community for more than eight years as president and CEO of the Greater New Bedford Chamber of Commerce. 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
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
A great many business owners talk about the importance of customer service. But few have actually succeeded in building a business that’s truly service oriented. more
When hiring an employee, a company might choose to create a contract that outlines the expectations, hours, wages, benefits and other terms of employment related to the position. A contract employee might work for a defined period of time, from a few weeks to a few years. more
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