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Why Construction Companies Should Use Benchmarking to Assess Performance

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With another year-end in the books, construction owners and top-level management share similar concern: How do our company’s financial results compare to our competitors and peers? It is a common question that likely will not be answered on a specific basis, but it can be evaluated based on a broad population of results.
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NFP Reporting Exposure Draft, Explained: Statement of Cash Flows

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The third installment in our series, NFP Reporting Exposure Draft, Explained, focuses on changes being considered related to the statement of cash flows for not-for-profit (NFP) organizations.
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‘Grow Your Restaurant’ Podcast: Jim Holton of Mountain Town Station

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Jim Holton, owner of Mountain Town Station in Mount Pleasant, Mich., joins us to discuss keys to becoming a great restaurant operator.
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New York Department of Taxation and Finance Says Internet-Based Information Services Are Taxable

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In a recent Advisory Opinion, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance (NY DOTF) has found the sales of subscription-based Internet services, Healthcare Registry and Rapid Recall Exchange by a not-for-profit are taxable sales.
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NFP Reporting Exposure Draft, Explained: Measures of Operations

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Continuing with our series, NFP Reporting Exposure Draft, Explained, this installment focuses on changes being considered to enhance the information provided in a not-for-profit (NFP) entity’s financial statements with regard to operations. As a reminder, all of the proposed requirements presented in the Exposure Draft are tentative until a final Accounting Standards Update is issued.
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2015 Indiana Manufacturing Survey Now Underway

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Katz, Sapper & Miller’s ninth annual survey assessing the state of Indiana’s manufacturing and distribution industries is now underway.  
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NFP Reporting Exposure Draft, Explained: Net Asset Classes

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In April 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued a Proposed Accounting Standards Update titled Presentation of Financial Statements of Not-for-Profit Entities (the Exposure Draft). FASB spent three-plus years developing the Exposure Draft, and if it becomes a final Accounting Standards Update, it would have a wide-spread impact on the financial statements of not-for-profits.
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U.S. Manufacturing Is Here to Stay

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The idea that the United States cannot compete with China and other low-cost countries in manufacturing has become obsolete. Harold Sirkin of the Boston Consulting Group illustrates this in his recent Bloomberg article, “China vs. the U.S.: It's Just as Cheap to Make Goods in the USA.” Sirken states that when considering energy expense and productivity alone, for every dollar it costs to manufacture a product in the United States, it now costs $0.96 to make it in China.
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The Case for Integrating Patient-Centered Care in Healthcare Organizations

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The best healthcare is patient centered. That concept is easy to verbalize but difficult to put into practice. "Integrating the Principles of Patient-Centered Care" and turning those words into deeds was the focus of the recent Healthcare Leaders of New York panel discussion, hosted by New York Medical College (NYMC) in Hawthorne, N.Y.
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Indiana Manufacturers: Attracting the Millennial Manufacturing Workforce

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Indianapolis is looking to lure manufacturers back downtown. Why? The answer is simple: Manufacturers will find more of the technically skilled workers they are looking for in the city than in rural areas.
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