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How the Big Three forgot Accounting 101

The Big Three were so driven by short-term profits that they forgot – or ignored – basic accounting practices that could have helped guard against production decisions with long-term damage, according to an award-winning ...

Jan 26, 2012
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Middle class woe

the American middle class has been battered by the loss of well-paying jobs for the 70 percent of the workforce without a college degree and failed by would-be protectors in government and private institutions, said panelists ...

May 01, 2012
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Saying sorry really does cost nothing

(PhysOrg.com) -- Economists have finally proved what most of us have suspected for a long time - when it comes to apologising, talk is cheap. According to new research, firms that simply say sorry to disgruntled customers ...

Sep 21, 2009
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Are you hiring the wrong person?

Have you ever applied for a job and wondered why it is offered to someone who appears to be less qualified than you? A new study by Berkeley-Haas Associate Professor Don Moore finds employment managers tend to ignore the ...

Jul 29, 2013
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