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Global perspectives from MSCI


May 1, 2014

A Dramatic Evolution

Cargill’s Mike Taylor talks about global markets, new technology, strengthening safety programs and effective staffing.

 Mike Taylor has built his entire career in the metals markets at global conglomerate Cargill. He started as a trainee in a metals-trading subsidiary and then worked his way through sales, sourcing, commodities trading, distribution […] Read More

May 1, 2014

NAFTA at 20

Significant progress, but still plenty of work to do

When you start listing the epic events of the past 20 years, the North American Free Trade Agreement tends to get buried. How can a mere pact to ease trade barriers among three adjoining nations […] Read More

May 1, 2014

The Consultant Dilemma

It might pay to hire an outside expert—unless you can do it yourself.  

A few years ago, Klein Steel Service Inc. needed to train its staff on lean production methodology, but internal resources were limited and the training would involve 25% of Klein’s team members. It was time to […] Read More

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