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Lubrizol Corp.Lubrizol uses chemistry to change the world. Eric R. Schnur wants to take that to...

Lubrizol had taken a big step forward in addressing its need to be more diverse. The next step would be to improve execution and accountability.

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The Belden Brick Co.Steady leadership helps The Belden Brick Co. to 133 years in business

Since its inception 133 years ago, the Belden Brick Co. has survived massive fluctuations in market conditions that have reshaped the competitive landscape.

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ReimaginedCovestro takes ownership of its new name with a new culture

When Covestro LLC was announced as the new name for Bayer MaterialScience — after it spun off from the Bayer Group — it wasn’t met with enthusiasm. Jerry MacCleary and his team have worked hard to change that.

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Smart Women: Women leaders employ diversity and inclusion to build teams

Presenting the 2017 Central Ohio Smart Women Award winners and panelists who will be featured at this year's Smart Women Breakfast on Aug. 15.

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What employers need to know as opioid problems hit the workplace

The opioid epidemic has reached every corner of society, including the workplace, says Dennis C. Daley, senior clinical director at UPMC Health Plan. Here’s what employers can do.

Revenue recognition standards are changing. Here’s what you should know.

Revenue is one of the most important measures used to assess a company’s performance, so it's important to record it correctly and consistently. J.W. Wilson of Clarus Partners shares what companies should know about the changes to revenue recognition standards.

Strategic planning and the importance of proper capitalization

Without a thoughtful five-year plan that’s updated annually to address shifts and changes in business cycles, companies often don’t have enough capital to compete effectively as they grow. Huntington Bank's Jim Altman talks about the importance of matching a financial plan to a strategic plan.

Misalignment of values can lead to sub-optimal performance

A company’s values should be the starting point of every strategic discussion, change initiative and performance discussion, but not all companies are able to clearly define those values. Sequent's Williams F. Hutter discusses how to avoid this mistake.

Common sense might not apply when it comes to copyright

Dan Thomson, a partner at Emerson Thomson Bennett, discusses copyright, Fair Use, and the ways in which companies leave themselves vulnerable in this area of the law.