IEGC releases new study on job creation

Traditionally researchers have looked at either absolute growth or relative growth to evaluate how businesses are expanding. Yet there is a third metric, sustained growth (the number of times a company expands over a period of years) that provides new insights into economic development, says Gary Kunkle, research fellow at the Edward Lowe Foundation’s Institute for Exceptional Growth Companies. Read more at: http://youreconomy.org/pages/insights.lasso.

Related Articles...
We’ve got your back: Team Quality Services

With only 10 employees at its headquarters office in Auburn, Ind., Team Quality Services (TQS) appears deceptively small. “In fact, the local community sometimes sees us as a mom-and-pop operation, but we’re far from it,” says founder Chris Straw.

Read More ...
8/1/1968

The company opens the Mr. Friendly Pet Store in South Bend, Ind. Although the concept didn’t take off, Ed envisions a chain of franchised pet stores.

Read More ...
Try a Little Funny Business: Humor in the Workplace

Why did the employee cross the road? To work for the fun boss! Making room for humor around the office can pay off in improved morale, reduced stress and increased loyalty among your staff.

Read More ...