Figuratively Speaking

MacIntyre, John
September 2012
Northern Ontario Business;Sep2012, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p3
Statistics related to business are presented including the percentage of employees in Canada who admit having close friendships with their colleagues, the percentage of those who indicate the more importance of having pleasant colleagues than good salary, and the rank of countries, including Great Britain, Germany, and Italy, in the 2012 ranking of the world's major economies in terms of energy efficiency.


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