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September / October 2005

Volume 8, Number 5

Feature Stories

Manufacturing is Here to Stay
Advocates recognize the need for change as “advanced” definition focuses on people, processes and products.

Nanotechnology Revolution
Researchers at Indiana universities are among those working with the “small” to try and realize “big” advances.

ExecConnect: Barriers Not Gone Yet
Women still face challenges in establishing themselves as technology industry leaders. Education and family/work balance are among the obstacles.

Continuous Improvement
New Roche Diagnostics president and CEO Tiffany Olson cites passion and innovation in striving to take the company to even higher levels.

Building a Workforce Education System
Spencer County’s Project Excellence brings a comprehensive approach to training efforts.

Not Older, But Better
University of Indianapolis Center for Aging & Community urges employers not to overlook the value of older workers.

At the Top of His Game
Best known for his award-winning sports hosting, Bob Costas is a skilled interviewer and commentator – no matter the subject.

Keeping Companies at Home
Equity funds, buyout firms and financial buyers offer sellers a way to step back, but maintain the business and jobs in Indiana.

Regional Focus: Blackford, Jay, Randolph Counties


Departments

President’s Message
Indiana’s Tax Amnesty Program

Watch Out
Internet marketing opportunities

Pass It On
Sales certification program

Guest Column
Coaching, business connection

Compensation Data 2005
Pay, benefits survey results

Shorts

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