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ourarchives

May/June 2006
Volume 9, Number 3

Feature Stories

Best of the Best
An in-depth special section honors the businesses chosen as the Best Places to Work in Indiana. Data on the winners, profile stories of the top five in each category and demographic information on all selected companies is included.

Program overview; 2006 winners
C.I.K. Enterprises
Edward Jones
Protis Executive Innovations
Crowe Chizek and Company
G & S Research
Emmis Communications
VMS
Columbus Regional Hospital
Sommer Barnard
Goshen Health System
Remainder of small/medium company profiles
Remainder of large company profiles


Making Progress Toward Local Government Efficiency
Roundtable panel takes a look at 2006 legislative initiatives, as well as various reform efforts in different parts of the state. Participants believe a process is now in place for advancements to occur.

Judging Indiana's Economic Growth
The Chamber's annual Economic Vision 2010 Report Cardfinds Indiana remaining in the C range compared to other states. View the latest results and learn from a special analysis by researcher and economist Graham Toft.

Where Are All the Scientists?
To combat a severe shortage of experts in scientific fields, change must begin at the K-12 level. Peter Kissinger, a Purdue University professor and successful business entrepreneur, offers his perspective on educational initiatives that can alter the current course.

Community Focus
Spreading the Word About Anderson: Business attraction, from near and far, tops the agenda for Anderson Mayor Kevin S. Smith. New ideas and companies are coming into play at the Flagship Enterprise Center. 
Indiana's Leaders: Tom Snyder, Flagship Energy 
Systems Center 
Corporate Citizenry: Judy Nagengast, Continental Design 
Member Spotlight: Hoosier Park


Departments

President's Message
Honoring the top companies

BizVoice® ReVisited
Updates on ozone, RFID

Watch Out
Vapor intrusion poses threat

Pass It On
A wellness paradigm shift

Pass It On
Preparation for international work

Guest Column
A new look at motivation

Shorts

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