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Profit Sharing

Beyond the Minimum Wage, a Middle-class Share of Capital?

Joseph Blasi | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Joseph Blasi

The battle to increase the minimum wage is everywhere, from global fast food worker protests and new local minimum wage laws to executive orders and passionate speeches from President Obama. It's worth considering whether minimum wage policies are sufficient to substantively address rising inequality and the broad decline of the middle class.

Food for Thought

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Any snowbird who summers in the Northeast and winters in Florida will, at one point or another, inevitably think one of two things: "Wegmans supermark...

Southwest Shares

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Southwest Airlines remains one of the most remarkable success stories in American business over the past quarter century. After its first year as a st...

Google Shows Us the Way

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

The quiet emergency we face in our economy and in the world of business management is to find a new GPS with which to guide our growth. Keeping shareholder value as our lodestar in the executive suite will only widen the perilous income gap in the developed world.

Advice to New Writers: Go Where the Readers Are (and Why You Cannot Trust the Best Seller List)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.10.2012 | Books
Deepak Chopra

As long as the old best-seller system keeps declining, making it much, much harder for new writers to break in, alternatives will have to emerge. The only advice that I can give is self-promotion and going where the readers are.

Ford Workers Approve New Contract

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co.'s U.S. factory workers have approved a new four-year labor contract that promises profit-sharing checks and billions in...

With New Contract, General Motors Employees Get Better Profit-Sharing Checks

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 11.18.2011 | Business

-- GM CONTRACT: General Motors Co.'s 48,500 workers will get $5,000 signing bonuses and the possibility of sweeter profit-sharing checks as part of a...