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Supply chainís real test lies ahead  March 27, 2011

Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/27/11 Supply chain’s real test lies ahead By Dustin Walsh John Taylor, associate professor and director of supply-chain programs at Wayne State University’s School of Business Administration, comments in an article about supply chain...

Detroit: A hub for Black-owned businesses  March 23, 2011

JET Magazine, 3/23/11 Detroit: A hub for Black-owned businesses By Vickie Elmer William Volz, Wayne State University professor of business law, comments in a story about the entrepreneurial spirit in Detroit. “There is a loyalty in the African-American population of Detroit,”...

TechTown, Wayne State launch paid internship program  March 22, 2011

Model D Media, 3/22/11 TechTown, Wayne State launch paid internship program By Jon Zemke TechTown and Wayne State University are partnering to give paid internships to university students and a much needed hand for the start-ups at the business accelerator. Faris Alami, entrepreneurial...

Detroit Public TV opens Midtown studio  March 22, 2011

Model D Media, 3/22/11 Detroit Public TV to return to city Five years after leaving Detroit for Wixom, Detroit Public Television will return to the city with a new satellite studio at Wayne State University. The studio will be housed in WSU’s Maccabees Building at Woodward and Warren in...

Public TV starts Midtown studio, revives WSU relationship  March 20, 2011

Crain’s Detroit Business, 3/20/11 Public TV starts Midtown studio, revives WSU relationship By Sherri Welch Five years after leaving Detroit for Wixom, Detroit Public Television is returning to the city with a new satellite studio at Wayne State University’s historic Maccabees...

In wake of Wisconsin law, can labor keep its political clout?   March 15, 2011

MSNBC, 3/15/11 In wake of Wisconsin law, can labor keep its political clout? By Tom Curry Union expert Marick Masters, business professor and director of Labor@Wayne at Wayne State University, commented in a national piece examining the law Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed Friday, which...

State-union struggle hits Michigan  March 11, 2011

Business Day, 3/11/11 State-union struggle hits Michigan The clash pitting unions against governments spread further across the Midwest after the Michigan Senate on Wednesday approved a bill empowering state-appointed emergency managers to overturn labor contracts in financially troubled...

Indicators show local economy on the rise  March 04, 2011

Oakland Press, 3/4/11 Indicators show local economy on the rise By Joseph Szczesny The expansion of the local economy sped up last month as the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) jumped eight points in February to a four-month high of 63.5. In addition, the Production Index...

Carhartt Appoints Susan Telang to Chief Financial Officer  March 03, 2011

Carhartt announced the appointment of Susan Telang to the position of Chief Financial Officer. As Carhartt‘s CFO, Telang is responsible for leading and directing all accounting and financial operations, oversees legal and enterprise risk management and acts as Carhartt‘s lead financial...

Wayne State survey shows economy is growing  March 02, 2011

 WJBK-TV, Fox 2 Detroit, 3/211 Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index jumps in February WJBK's Murray Feldman reports that the Southeast Michigan purchasing manager's report was up more than 10% in February, indicating that more businesses are placing more orders and the economy is...

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index at a four-month high  March 02, 2011

Mlive.com, 3/2/11 Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index at a four-month high By Jackie Headapohl The local economy is experiencing steady, healthy growth, according to the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), which jumped eight points in February to a four-month high...

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index Jumps In February  March 02, 2011

CBS Detroit, 3/2/11   Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index Jumps In February   The local economy is experiencing steady, healthy growth, according to the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), which jumped eight points in February to a four-month high of 63.5....

Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index jumps in February  March 01, 2011

Mitchnews.com, 3/1/11 Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index jumps in February The Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) jumped eight points in February to a four-month high of 63.5, the 13th consecutive month of gains. These latest results of a monthly survey of purchasing...

FIAT-What will change from an organizational perspective  March 01, 2011

Osservatorio Risorse Umane (Italy), 3/1/2011 By Andrew Hockenhull International business and marketing professor Attila Yaprak comments on Fiat’s global operations in this article from the Italian business publication Osservatorio Risorse Umane, which roughly translates as The Observatory...