Outsourcing: The Good Side of Asian Sweatshops

Even in our modern world, sweatshops remain a horrifying reality, with hundreds of thousands of the world’s poor and defenseless people exploited by wealthy factory owners and greedy supervisors. Their jobs, perhaps better termed slavery, involve back-breaking hours in pitiful conditions, sometimes using toxic chemicals without adequate ventilation or protective gloves or goggles, for . . . → Read More: Outsourcing: The Good Side of Asian Sweatshops

Home Heating Oil Companies Can No Longer Provide Their Basic Service

In early June, worried about the rapid increase in the cost of oil, I called my home heating oil provider here in Michigan and ordered a delivery to fill our tank, which is currently almost on empty. The price to fill the tank at that date was just shy of $1100, and last winter . . . → Read More: Home Heating Oil Companies Can No Longer Provide Their Basic Service

Does Doctors’ Pay Structure Encourage Patient Neglect?

In most professions you get paid the more senior you become. An attorney typically bills hourly and as he becomes more an expert in his field and within his firm, his hourly rate continues to increase. Similarly in business, as you climb the corporate ladder, your salary increases. Medical doctors have an unusual situation. . . . → Read More: Does Doctors’ Pay Structure Encourage Patient Neglect?