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  • The 'open office.' Does it make any more sense than the 'open classroom'?

     
    In The Open-Office Trap, Maria Konnikova challenges the conventional wisdom that the bullpen-style office environment leads to collaborative, creative productivity: A growing body of evidence suggests that the open office undermines the very things that...
  • Daylight Saving Time Brings Driving Danger

     
    Daylight saving time, what is it really saving us? It costs us time and energy running around resetting all those clocks. It's been shown to reduce productivity in the workplace, not to mention increase our chances of being hurt on......
  • North American auto production will near 15-year high; jobs won't

    North American auto production growth tops other industries and, by 2015, will approach levels not seen since 2000, experts said. But manufacturing jobs, while continuing to recover, will fall short of pre-recession levels in the same time frame. The...
  • Auto sales could zoom past 16 million next year, best level since '06

    Auto sales could zoom past 16 million next year, best level since '06
    Slow job growth, partisan division in Washington – none of it seems to be slowing U.S. auto sales. Auto information company Edmunds.com is forecasting 2014 new car sales of 16.4 million, the highest level for the auto industry since 2006. “...
  • Call Obama's sequester bluff

    WASHINGTON — For the first time since Election Day, President Barack Obama is on the defensive. That's because on March 1, automatic spending cuts ("sequestration") go into effect — $1.2 trillion over 10 years, half from domestic...
  • Five Ravens stats that stand out -- wild-card edition

    Five Ravens stats that stand out -- wild-card edition
    Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens. 17.3 -- percentage of snaps in 2012 for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in which he attempted a deep throw. According to Pro Football Focus,...
  • Robert Fogel dies at 86; economic historian won Nobel Prize

    Robert Fogel, the University of Chicago economic historian awarded a Nobel Prize for his data-driven reconsiderations of how railways and slavery influenced U.S. economic history, has died. He was 86. Fogel died Tuesday at Manor Care Health Services...
  • Federal workers get health and fitness programs

    For three hours each work week, Bert Rice walks laps around Burba Lake at Fort Meade — part of a mission by the federal government to build a healthier workforce. Rice, 76, a retired Army colonel and former Anne Arundel County councilman working...
  • Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

    Dan Lindblade, president, Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce
    Last week: We continue to see steady job growth and the recent Citrix hiring expansion of 200 jobs was another positive for Broward County. Our public and private/partnerships continue to focus on working together to expand our employment base. County and...
  • Andrew Duffell, president, Research Park at Florida Atlantic University

    Andrew Duffell, president, Research Park at Florida Atlantic University
    Last week: Governor Scott is asking Florida businesses the best way to return taxes to residents and fuel further economic growth. Eliminate the sales tax on commercial leases. Invest in the reform of the homeowner’s insurance market. Target and...
  • First-quarter economic growth revised down to weak 1.8%

    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy struggled even more than originally thought in the first three months of the year, growing at an anemic 1.8% annual rate, the Commerce Department said Wednesday. The growth rate has been revised down twice after the...