Since the early 1800s, Michigan has been a hotbed of inventions and innovations. For the first time, we offer an invention timeline that highlights 35 advancements that have served to save lives, drive business, and change the world.
Increased globalization, along with a rapidly evolving business climate, challenges family-owned firms and institutions like never before.
Lessons are often learned the hard way, particularly when history is ignored and society dismisses decades of clues pointing to a monumental fiscal crisis.
As Detroit’s two public pension systems and Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr battle over funding levels and actuary analysis, the fate of millions of current and future municipal retirees across the nation hangs in the balance.
The city faces a rough road as it makes its way through bankruptcy.
The city's historical ward system produced mostly corruption and inefficiencies. An at-large city council wasn't much better. Now comes a city split into seven districts. Welcome to the brave new world of Detroit.
Employees of Michigan businesses and homeowners located near polluted land or waterways are more susceptible to cancer, according to federal health data. The cancer concentration by geographic areas, while not fully understood, has large implications.
With women-owned businesses in Michigan continuing to increase in number, we asked our readers to nominate female business leaders in the region who are driving profits, adding employees, and opening new opportunities.
After surviving a few false starts, Michigan’s microbreweries are enjoying an explosion of popularity and success. But can the good times last amid evolving regulatory standards, calls for more government oversight, and global competition?
The Affordable Care Act will significantly impact corporate profits, productivity, operations, and hours worked by employees. Can your company survive?