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GM’s Mary Barra Continues to Surprise, and Impress

Fortune 6m ago general-motors I continue to be impressed by Mary Barra’s leadership of General Motors gm . Time and again she causes me to smite my forehead, at least figuratively, and ask, “This is GM?” The latest example is

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How 3D Robotics’ Souped-Up Drone Puts Aerial Surveying on the Map

Fortune 50m ago drones On a construction job site, several obstructions impede the work of land surveyors. Piles of debris. Large dumptrucks. Stacks of construction materials. Such obstacles make a surveyor’s task a daylong affair, and a hazardous one, as

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Calfrac Well Services Ltd cuts another 500 jobs from North American workforce

Financial Post – Top Stories 8m ago layoffs-and-downsizing CALGARY — Calfrac Well Services Ltd. has cut another 500 jobs as gloom continues to linger over the oil and gas sector. The Calgary-based oilfield services firm says it now has 2,300

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Why Performance Bonuses and Merit Raises Don’t Work

Fortune 49m ago In theory, it sounds like a no-brainer: Come up with a compensation system that rewards and encourages topnotch employees with bonuses and other short-term incentives. Fund it, without blowing up the overall pay budget, by giving mediocre

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How Home Depot and Lowe’s Won the Holiday Shopping Season

Fortune 5m ago While big-box retailers like Walmart, Best Buy and Toys ‘R’ Us generate much of the attention during the holidays, the nation’s two largest home-improvement purveyors are the season’s clear winners. That’s the takeaway from the very impressive

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4 Steps to Come up With a Really Good Business Idea

Fortune 1h ago The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question “How do you come

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