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Thirty-five percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they find that working efficiently comes from taking greater advantage of technology; another 35 percent said delegating more responsibilities is the secret to maximizing work hours.


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Thirty-five percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they find that working efficiently comes from taking greater advantage of technology; another 35 percent said delegating more responsibilities is the secret to maximizing work hours.

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Latest: CFOs See Technology Tools, Delegating As Top Time Management Strategies - Thirty-five percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they find that working efficiently comes from taking greater advantage of technology; another 35 percent said delegating more responsibilities is the secret to maximizing work hours.

CFOs See Technology Tools, Delegating As Top Time Management Strategies

Thirty-five percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) said they find that working efficiently comes from taking greater advantage of technology; another 35 percent said delegating more responsibilities is the secret to maximizing work hours.

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FM Global Ranks Nations By Supply Chain Resilience

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Small Business Owners Grade Their States For Business Friendliness

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Confidence Growing Among Manufacturing And Logistics Workers

Job security and economic outlook within the manufacturing and logistics sectors on the upswing according to a recent survey from Randstad.

Survey: Government Economic Development Needs Improvement

In the Crowe Horwath LLP and Governing Institute study, government leaders revealed that the lack of modern technology and processes creates problems, such as uncoordinated strategies among departments and untracked or incorrectly tracked data.

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Midwest companies leading the charge on corporate social responsibility.

CFOs Increasingly Optimistic About Economic Growth

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New Loan Programs Will Boost Business Lending

The SBA has cleared the way for two major government guaranteed loan programs.

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Budding Economic Growth Expected As Harsh Winter Fades

According to Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research Group, growth is expected to pick up in the second quarter and build throughout the summer, firming to approximately 2.7 percent for all of 2014.

Inexpensive Natural Gas Boost Manufacturing Jobs, Economy In U.S. Metro Areas

Over the last three years, metro area manufacturing employment has expanded by an average annual rate of 1.7%. Energy intensive industry, in particular, has been a key component in manufacturing expansion.

Q1 2014 Vistage CEO Confidence Index Results Released

According to the report, 58% of CEOs plan on hiring in the year ahead, the highest percentage since 2007.

Better Days Ahead? Millennials Think So

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Stimulus Dollars Advance Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy In America’s Cities

U.S. mayors release 200+ city survey showing successful use of energy efficiency and conservation block grant funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

Steady Optimism Among U.S. Commercial Real Estate Executives, Increased Investor Appetite

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U.S. Macro Forecast: Look Through The Snow At The Fundamentals

The report details winter weather's impact on U.S. economic data and the outlook for the economy and commercial real estate.

Wearable Computing Devices Market To Reach $30.2 Billion In 2018

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Navigant Report: Advanced Energy Industry Grew Twice As Fast As The World Economy In 2013

According to new research from Navigant, the advanced energy market is bigger than pharmaceutical manufacturing worldwide, equal to the airline industry in the U.S.

Commercial Real Estate Investors “Cautiously Optimistic” According To New Report

Findings indicate that although uncertainties remain, the economy is expected to continue to grow slowly and improve modestly in 2014.

Industrial Electronic Chip Market Turns Around In 2013 With Double-Digit Growth

The industrial electronics market was worth $31.4 billion in 2011 or 10% of the entire semiconductor market. Industrial electronics spans a variety of application fields and continues to grow.

Energy Choices For A Strong And Secure America

American Security Project outlines policy choices to ensure energy security, economic stability, and environmental sustainability.

Deloitte Projects 5% Growth In Aerospace And Defense Industry, Technology Innovations To Dominate

Report outlines declines in defense spending, recording setting commercial aerospace production.

Colliers International Predicts Moderate Growth For The Global Economy In 2014

Global investors will look to second-tier foreign markets for new investment opportunities.

Cautious Hiring To Continue In The New Year

More jobs coming back to U.S. shores; part-time and temporary hiring to increase; U.S. debt negotiations and the Affordable Care Act factor into hiring activity.

Commercial Real Estate Recovery To Accelerate In 2014

JLL forecasts investment volumes up 10 percent and leasing markets to moderately improve.

FEMA Recommends I-Codes For National Flood Insurance Program

Report to Congress states current I-Codes are effective in reducing flood-related damage.

Coal Plant Retirements Likely To Alter Future Power Prices According To Study By Brattle Economists

The study, "Coal Plant Retirements: Feedback Effects on Wholesale Electricity Prices," was co-authored by Brattle Principals Metin Celebi and Frank Graves, and Associate Onur Aydin.

November Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business® Indicates Slow Growth

Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in November for the 47th consecutive month, say the nation's purchasing and supply executives.

High Global Investor Confidence, Increased Interest In The U.S.

Despite economic and political turbulence, global commercial real estate investors will be more willing to take risks in 2014

Water Risks To U.S. Companies Are Becoming More Acute

CDP U.S. Water Report 2013 calls for a shift from water management to water stewardship.

U.S. CRE Turning Around In 2014, According To New PwC/ULI Report

Report best bets: San Francisco top city for 2014; industrial sector becomes favored investment property type.

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.

Global Oil And Gas Capital Expenditures Rise Despite Decline In Profits

The study is a compilation and analysis of certain oil and gas reserve disclosure information reported by companies in their annual reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or in their publicly available annual reports.

Increased Expectations For Utilities Despite Declining Electricity Sales

New report shows the need for regulatory model that supports investments that share cost savings, rewards utilities for innovation, and helps create affordable energy.

U.S. Natural Gas: In The Midst of A Change That Will Alter Flows, Prices

The report focuses on supply and demand fundamentals and highlights regional market changes afoot for more than a dozen natural gas production basins.

After Sandy: New Report Looks At Mitigating Climate Change Through Land Use

Urban Land Institute report offers recommendations on strengthening community resiliency based on the reality of a post-Sandy world.

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