November-December 2010

Business Features

Cure Michigan

What happens when metro Detroit’s large, nonprofit hospitals suddenly get an infusion of private sector competition? The region is about to find out.

Hospitals/Office Buildings November - December 2010

A breakdown of Metro-Detroit hospitals and office buildings

Special Ops

Corporate security has never been more difficult or complex. The list of threats to a company today is almost endless, including terrorism, biological attacks, and cyber theft — and the list goes on.

Top Lawyers 2011

The 2011 Top Lawyers peer review survey recognizes attorneys among 49 specialized practice areas — from alternative dispute resolution to workers compensation law.

Crisis Cleanup

When a hotel or shopping mall owner hires a cleanup crew to eliminate odors, mold, or a bacterial outbreak, they usually sweep any mention of the incident under the rug. But hitting the mute button seemed like a good waste of a crisis, says Larry Smith, president of BioGreen Solutions in Bloomfield Township.

2013 Michigan State of the State Address

Tonight, as your governor, I want to celebrate Michigan!

Resetting the Foundation

Faced with a downsized automotive industry and dwindling public resources, Metro Detroit foundations are collaborating under new business models to better support the region.

Kid CEO

Entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes. Take 10-year-old Hannah Altman, for example. It wasn’t long after she asked her father for four quarters to buy a toy in a vending machine that she joined the ranks of CEOs like Ford’s Alan Mulally and Compuware’s Peter Karmanos Jr.

From the Magazine

Medical Marvels

The Detroit funerals of the founders of Parke-Davis couldn’t have been more different. At Hervey Parke’s, in 1899, mourners packed St. John’s Episcopal Church on Woodward.

A Bird in Hand

Every company, it seems, is looking to boost earnings with limited capital investment. A mirage? Perhaps. But recent case studies reveal how some organizations are working with the assets they have to increase profits while lowering costs. Other groups are turning misfortunes into physiological and educational benefits.

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