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Economics

Forecast 2017: Arizona’s economy will be ‘quite vigorous’

At long last, Arizona’s economy has officially recovered from the Great Recession. According to economist Lee McPheters, who spoke at the 53rd Annual ASU/JPMorgan Chase Economic Forecast Luncheon, strong job growth and population growth will continue in 2017. But longer-term measures of economic security "bear watching.”

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Management

When workers who go above and beyond get tired of trying

Research by PetSmart Chair in Business Leadership Jeff LePine and his co-authors, sheds some interesting light on dynamics in the workplace. …

Salinas, CA - USA; July 1, 2015: Seasonal field workers cut and box romaine lettuce.

Economics

Why companies that put employees first prosper

Tony Sarsam, CEO of Ready Pac Foods Inc., is a highly respected leader known for building a high-performance culture. Hear his lessons on the importance of focusing on people to improve the bottom …

Surgeons team working with Monitoring of patient in surgical operating room.

Logistics

Consolidated service centers transform hospital purchasing

Hospitals have long been notorious for their sluggish, antiquated supply chain management. But today, under intense pressure to cut costs while maintaining high-quality care, some are trying a new model — the …

Diversity People Group Team Union Concept

Management

Emotional self-leadership: Learning how to whistle while you work

The catchy Snow White tune with its hypnotic whistles has been engrained into many young minds over the decades. But, somehow, the message — we can find pleasure while working (or we can find stress) — hasn’t made …

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