August 25, 2019
Corporate America's New Promise
It was a sign of the times: The Business Roundtable, a group of chief executive officers of nearly 200 major U.S. corporations, issued a statement with a new definition of the “purpose of a corporation.”
The re-imagined idea of a corporati...
August 19, 2019
One Way to Attract Talent: Buy It
When skilled workers and firms in a similar industry are located near one another, it’s much easier to find talent with specialized knowledge.
These people will for the most part stay in the area, and go from one job to another, because...
August 11, 2019
Worse Than Bad
It was or rather is ostensibly an economic development website for a county in Kentucky, which is a good state for economic development.
But this particular website, which proclaims that the county is "open for business," (I've never heard that one before....
August 4, 2019
How many Washington, Jefferson, Jackson and Monroe counties are there in the United States? I have no clue. I could research it, but I won't.
Here is my point: I frequently get newsletters from economic development organizations, and sometimes it takes considerable scro...
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