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Peter M. Scott III Elected Chair, Board of Governors, at RTI International

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Peter M. Scott III was elected chair of RTI’s board of governors on December 13 during the Institute’s annual election of corporate governors and officers.

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In Motivating Innovation, Golden Parachutes May Have Silver Linings

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When an executive fails to turn a profit yet still gets a rich payout, it’s certain to raise eyebrows—and possibly trigger a backlash from shareholders wary of corporate excess. Yet in an age when companies must innovate to survive, it may be necessary to reward corporate leaders in spite of failure.

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Florida Forest Industry Generates Nearly $13B in Annual Sales, 36,000 Jobs

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“The forest industry is one of the largest agricultural commodity groups in Florida in terms of total economic contributions, similar in size to environmental horticulture,” said Christa Court, a UF/IFAS assistant scientist in food and resource economics and a co-author of the report.

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New York Offshore Wind Investment ‘Historic’ for Clean Energy

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New Book Details How ‘Interesting’ and ‘Amusing’ Stories of Failure Can Make You a Better Decision Maker

New book highlights the three drivers of failure with 'interesting' and 'amusing' stories to help everyone make better decisions from the boardroom to the classroom and everywhere in between.

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Society for Risk Analysis Inducts Five Individuals to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis

The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) announced its 2017 inductees to the Pantheon of Risk Analysis at its Annual Meeting, Dec. 10-14, in Arlington, Virginia, USA. The Pantheon recognizes luminaries and visionaries in risk analysis and illustrates how risk analysis contributes to the advance of knowledge and public good.

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Feeling Taxed by Tax Reform? SJU Accountant and Former IRS Agent Offers His Advice

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A Better Catalyst, A Robotic Device to Help Parkinson's Patients, Making Piezoelectrics Sing, and More in the Engineering News Source

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Insurance Industry Research Reveals More Women in Leadership Roles

New insurance industry demographic research from Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia reveals significant improvement in gender inclusion in senior leadership positions. The study builds on four years of work by Mike Angelina, executive director of the Maguire Academy of Insurance and Risk Management







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