Commentary

For leadership advice, many business executives are told to read The Art of War by Sun Tzu, but they also should be reading about Patton's approach to operational leadership and management of resources, argues columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he says...

Petty jealousies, in-fighting, and rivalries might make for good entertainment, but they seldom contribute to the achievement of business objectives, warns Manpower's Melanie Holmes. In this edition of Contemporary Working, she outlines the pitfalls of making things personal in the office, plus more on tattoos...

The expensive task of e-discovery in litigation just got more prohibitive thanks to the recent ruling of a U.S. Magistrate Judge on electronic keyword searches. In this is first installment of a new legal column called Digital Lex, attorney Mark Foley looks at the ramifications...

Nothing stokes the fire quite like a labor dispute, but WTN columnist James Carlini did not have to labor much to generate a response to his recent column on the controversial H-1B program. In this follow up edition of Carlini's Comments, he shares some of...

If Kelly Fitzsimmons and Comic Wonder are any indication, the investment climate in Wisconsin is much more temperate than the winter of 2007-08, according to Inside Wisconsin columnist Tom Still. As the snow continues to pile up, Still says recent capital scores by Comic Wonder...

Is there anything wrong with a little business acumen in academia? Not according to columnist Tom Still, who cites several prominent examples of successful business-academia pairings, including former Madison area CEO Erroll Davis, Jr., who now runs the University System of Georgia. In this edition...

In sampling the differences between two biotech areas, Illinois and Maryland and their respective life science conferences, columnist Michael Rosen has come to a conclusion - when it comes to such conferences, the Midwest should think regionally, not state by state. With biotech stalwarts like...

An H-1B visa is given to temporarily fill a job, but what happens when that job is done? In this edition of Carlini's Comments, columnist James Carlini laments the impact of the H-1B program and wonders what the remaining presidential contenders would do to stop...

Tech-enabled telecommuting is a real option for working men and women, but columnist Melanie Holmes still wonders: Would she have the discipline to work from home? In this edition of Contemporary Working, Holmes opines on the lack of social interaction in telecommuting, the value of...