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Why bother with leadership development? Investing in it pays dividends

...leadership programs we had within our military units. When I was selected to command ("command" is like being the president/CEO of an organization) as a lieutenant colonel and colonel, the preparation training lasted four to six weeks ? all of it executed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-31/why-bother-leade
GRU documents show investigation, Azziz cost

...officials crafting the memorandum of understanding that would create the terms of his resignation.Azziz will serve as president and CEO of the university's health system and chairman of its boards until June 30. He will then be granted a year of "education...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-31/gru-documents-show-investiga
Interesting times in the health-care arena make for unexpected partners

...we have an obligation to our community to explore options that may make University Health Care System stronger while also making Augusta a stronger community. (The writer is president and CEO of University Health Care System in Augusta.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-31/interesting-time
Production winding down at NutraSweet

...jobs. The remaining 70 employees are working on the amino acid unit, which should continue for about a month, said NutraSweet CEO Bill DeFer."We've satisfied all of our contracts and actually got a little new business with the amino acid (unit), but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-30/production-
MLK children given time to work on settlement in dispute over icon's Bible, Nobel prize

...Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Dexter Scott King is president and CEO of the estate and Martin Luther King III is chairman of the board. The Rev. Bernice King is CEO of the King Center.That suit centered on a licensing agreement between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/mlk-children-given-tim
Richmond County teen pregnancy rate continues to fall

...percent by 2015.The grant, known as the "We Are Change" initiative, has exceeded expectations, says GCAPP President and CEO Kim Nolte.In 2010, the first year of the initiative, the number of teenage pregnancies in Richmond County dropped from 595...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-30/richmond-county-teen-pregnan
Cheaper gas gives small businesses big savings each month, creates expansion opportunities

...nearly doubled last year as homeowners spent less on gas, saw the economy growing and decided to expand or update their homes, CEO Ken Combs says. Revenue rose to about $3 million from 2013's $1.6 million, and Combs is projecting $4.5 million for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/cheaper-gas-gives-small-bu
Business news

Yahoo will spin off its stake in AlibabaSAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is spinning off the company's prized stake in China's Alibaba Group Holding ina move that will enable Yahoo to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/business-news
American Airlines tops Street 4Q forecasts

...from bankruptcy court and a big merger.The airline is getting a lift from lower fuel prices and steady demand for travel and CEO Doug Parker says 2015 is shaping up as another strong year.American Airlines Group Inc. said Tuesday that fourth-quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-27/american-airlines-tops-str
Join these fine people

...columnist and political activist Star Parker; author and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; radio talk show host and retired CEO Herman Cain; author and TV personality Deneen Borelli; Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas; attorney and policy adviser...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-01-28/join-these-fine-people