Private Company Profit Margins Highest Since Recession

Adapting to a shaky economy, private companies have learned to do more with less. But August numbers say they may have to loosen their belts to grow sales.

Hiring, Hesitantly

CFOs continue to add staff cautiously as they monitor demand.

The Scourge of Performance Reviews

While the purpose of employee assessments is well founded, in practice they invite mismanagement and should be replaced with different performance-enhancement tools.

How to Shore Up the "People" Part of Supply-Chain Performance

The success formula includes crystal-clear processes, input from the right people to drive engagement in following those processes, and ongoing learning by doing.

High Court Upholds Health-Care Reform

The Supreme Court's ruling leaves companies with decisions to make.

Stories of Demise of Health Coverage Are Exaggerated

Deloitte research shows that 9% of employers expect to eliminate health benefits within three years. But that result isn–t nearly as sensational as many reports on the research implied.

Conference Board Sees Flat Summer Hiring

The association's employment forecast differs from a more bullish outlook by CFOs issued last month, however.


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