Want a successful 2008? Embrace change!

Murtagh, Joe
January 2008
Hudson Valley Business Journal;1/21/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p8
The article focuses on the importance of change and innovation in business. The author cites the strategies employed by certain companies such as Southwest Airlines Co., International Business Machines Corp. and Nordstrom Inc. to maintain profit margins and stay ahead. He mentions that each of the said companies avoid doing what everyone else does and they have managed to maintain healthy margins and remain profitable.


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