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Illinois organizations awarded for environmental efforts

Submitted by the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center Twenty-five Illinois companies and organizations have been honored for their significant achievements in protecting the environment, helping sustain...

What makes a better boss? Google tells all

Technical skills aren't the secret sauce when it comes to being an effective manager, according to new internal research from Google reported in The...

Patience pays off for firms that say `no’ to suitors

Groupon's decision not to sell to Google last year might be a good omen. A New York Times article relates several recent examples of...

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Federal Reserve officials have boosted their economic growth forecast for 2011, based on higher than expected fourth-quarter consumer spending, the New York Times reported....

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