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September 1, 2014

Agency Under Fire

The partisan tug-of-war over the NLRB worsens, even as unions decline.

Liberal and conservative. Democrat and Republican. Labor and management. No matter how you cut it, the public perception of the National Labor Relations Board comes out neatly bifurcated. It’s one of those federal agencies whose mere mention […] Read More

September 1, 2014

The Cyber Threat: Just a click away

The metals industry is waking up to the need for better digital defenses against hackers.

If you look for a single, crucial note of caution in the U.S. Justice Department’s 56-page indictment of Chinese spies for digitally infiltrating America’s steel industry, you’ll find this: Be careful what you click on.Sure, […] Read More

September 1, 2014

Dividing, Succeeding and Analyzing

Why we can’t get along; managing companies better; overhyping GDP 

 The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apartby Bill Bishop. Mariner Books, 2009.We blame political partisanship for all sorts of things: gerrymandering, humongous campaign contributions, plots on the right or […] Read More

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