Trend: Construction by assembly and what it means for unions

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The latest trend in construction has real implications for the building trades. Instead of swarms of workers growing a building from the ground... Read more

When respect means disagreeing

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Men need respect and women need love, said Stephen W. Pouppirt, who leads a $100 million construction company, Clemens Construction Corp. It... Read more

High heels make the look, says Childrens-Hospital-CEO Madeline Bell

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Heels or not? Are they must for executive women? Madeline Bell, chief executive at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, says she wears... Read more

Kiss or shake: Business woman's dilemma

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Kiss or shake? Business women, answer this question: When you are greeted by a male business acquaintance at a social or business function... Read more

At SEI, succession, growth, and how it works

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Alfred P. West Jr., the founder, chairman and chief executive of SEI Investments Co. is 73 years old. That sentence and the phrase "succession... Read more

Why Al West switched SEI to an open office. Hint: He was lonely

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Newspaper reporters like me can't generate much excitement over the open plan work spaces that are so prevalent in today's offices -- we've... Read more

Big Short: A travesty (the crisis, not the movie), says SEI CEO Al West

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Variety magazine predicts that the Academy Award's best picture prize will go to "The Big Short," Hollywood's treatment of the flawed mortgage... Read more

On the frontline of Comcast's service issues

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Lots of people like Comcast's service, but plenty of other people like to complain about it, witness the results of J.D. Power's annual customer... Read more