July / August 2006
Volume 9, Number 4
Lugar Outlines Key Issues
In a one-on-one interview, Indiana's senior senator discusses foreign policy topics – immigration, agriculture, energy security, alternative fuels, protectionism and more – that have a direct impact on Indiana.
Going Global: Business Opportunities
Between Indiana and India
India is on pace to surpass China as the largest nation in the world. Its private sector leaders are eyeing business investments around the world and the country's growing middle class offers opportunities for Indiana companies.
- Roundtable discussion
- Inside India, including interviews with two leading businessmen looking to America
- A firsthand accountfrom the Indiana Venture Center's Steve Beck
- Intellectual propertyconcerns and improvements
Making the Workplace Safer Takes a Team Effort
Yes, management buy-in and leadership is essential. But true employee commitment often makes the difference. That, however, is often easier said than done. What does it take to make behavior-based safety the norm rather than the exception?
Taking Indiana to the Next Level
Accelerating Growthis the title, and the goal, of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation's strategic plan. The outline for Indiana economic activity carries many similarities with the Chamber's own efforts inEconomic Vision 2010.
Taking a New Approach in Richmond/Wayne County
Like many Indiana communities, manufacturing struggles take their toll. Diverse business retention and attraction efforts, however, are producing a business climate ripe for growth. Innovation and tourism are at center stage in east central Indiana.
•Indiana's Leaders:Lindley Mann, Hill's Floral
•Corporate Citizenry:David Nixon, Nixon Tool
•Member Spotlight:Golden Engineering
Connecting Indiana and India
Adding up the benefits
Employers Forum, waste tires
Containing unemployment costs
Unemployment system changes
Pass It On
Building a wellness culture
Deferred compensation changes
New property tax breaks
Preparing for pandemic flu