Columbia Local Business
Local business in Columbia, MO
Tuesday Feb 2 | via DigitalBURG
As the University of Missouri's Columbia campus tries to rebound from racial unrest, the system's governing board is without minority representation after two black members resigned last week - leaving one-third of the nine seats vacant. All three departures happened after the Nov. 9 resignations of the university system's president, Tim Wolfe, and the Columbia campus' chancellor, R. Bowen Loftin, in the wake of protests over what some saw as university leadership's indifference to racial issues. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 26 | via DigitalBURG
By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY Associated Press - President Barack Obama said Monday he will ban the use of solitary confinement for juvenile and low-level offenders in federal prisons, citing the potential By KEVIN FREKING Associated Press - President Barack Obama will pitch some new proposals to expand access to retirement savings accounts and revisit some old ones when issuing his budget By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press - Thanks to Congress' recent tax-and-spending spree, Republicans intent on fulfilling a political promise will have to propose far deeper cuts to domestic programs to - Higher oil prices and some positive earnings news from U.S. companies are helping to send the stock market higher in early trading. Comment?
Monday Jan 25 | via Kansas City InfoZine
By Sheena Rice - Business scholar's analysis of mandatory retirement policies shows institutional knowledge, experience and age are all factors that shareholders should consider in corporate governance Columbia, MO - infoZine - Approximately half of the companies listed with Standard & Poor have adopted policies mandating retirement based on age. A new study from the University of Missouri has found that although these mandatory retirement polices represent an effective way to address underperforming CEOs, accumulated job experience improves performance and counters age-related declines. Comment?
Sunday Jan 24 | via ArkansasBusiness.com
McLarty Nissan of Little Rock, one of a number of auto dealerships bought by Mark McLarty's McLarty Automotive Group in the past 18 months. Comment?
Tuesday Jan 19 | via Lee's Summit Tribune
A week after Burns & McDonnell Chairman and CEO Greg Graves announced he would retire at the end of 2016, he revealed to employee-owners that Ray Kowalik would succeed him as CEO. Kowalik, who has spent his entire 29-year career with Burns & McDonnell, is responsible for the global firm's 11 diverse business groups. Comment?
Jan 10, 2016 | via KOMU-TV Columbia
Health insurer Centene Corp. said it is missing half a dozen hard drives that contain the personal and health information of roughly 950,000 clients. The St. Louis-based company said the hard drives don't include financial or payment details. Comment?
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