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CEO Scott Schroeder discusses outsourcing | Print |  Email
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Thursday, October 13, 2011

imo-blogVested outsourcing is a topic you likely have not heard much about yet. It is an innovative approach to improving the outcome and effectiveness between companies and their suppliers. It is particularly important to companies that make things themselves or currently outsource production off-shore. Contributing writer Jerry Saveriano discusses vested outsourcing with Scott Schroeder, president and CEO of Mega Tech of Oregon, in a two-part interview series.

Blackberry outage threatens troubled company | Print |  Email
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Wednesday, October 12, 2011
thelatestA growing outage in Blackberry service threatens parent company Research In Motion Ltd., an already troubled company.
Obama's jobs bill faces first hurdle with Senate vote | Print |  Email
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Tuesday, October 11, 2011
thelatestPresident Obama’s jobs bill meets its first big test today as the Senate moves toward a vote on whether to take up the legislation, the centerpiece of Obama’s efforts to revive the economy.
Why we mourn Steve Jobs | Print |  Email
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Thursday, October 06, 2011
thelatestIt is a strange thing to mourn the death of the chairman of one the most profitable companies in the world. But we do. Alexis Madrigal, a senior editor at The Atlantic, explains why.
Anonymous vows to attack NYSE | Print |  Email
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Wednesday, October 05, 2011
thelatestThe group of hacker-activists known as Anonymous has vowed to erase the New York Stock Exchange "from the internet" on Oct. 10, in support of the Occupy Wall Street protests.
Bad praise worse than none at all | Print |  Email
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Monday, October 03, 2011
imo-blogEffective praise is one of those leadership skills that seems to come in only two varieties — there's the natural and highly effective praise of the "born leader," and then there's the unnatural and highly ineffective praise of people who haven't yet learned how.
On the Scene: OB's 100 Best Nonprofits | Print |  Email
On the Scene
Thursday, September 29, 2011
sceneblogbwMore than 500 people celebrated the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For in Oregon last night at the Portland Downtown Hilton. The 100 Best were named by Oregon Business magazine in its third annual survey of nonprofit workplace practices.
Amazon's Bezos unveils Kindle Fire | Print |  Email
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011
thelatestJeff Bezos, founder of Amazon.com Inc., unveiled the Amazon Kindle Fire, a $199 tablet considered to be the first credible response to the Apple iPad.
Health-benefit costs rise | Print |  Email
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Tuesday, September 27, 2011
thelatestThe cost for businesses to buy health coverage for workers rose the most this year since 2005 and may reach $32,175 for a family in 2021. The average cost of a family policy is currently at $15,073.
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