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Issues abound as state gov`t gears up for 1999 session

Budget cuts, workforce funding and campaign finance reform top issues on the agenda for Gov. Kirk Fordice, Lt. Gov. Ronnie Musgrove and Secretary of State Eric Clark in the upcoming legislative session that convenes in January. Want to read the rest of this story? Call the Mississippi Business Journal circulation department at (601) 364-1022 to subscribe today.

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North Mississippi in win-win situation to build loaders

FMC – Tupelo and Teledyne Brown Engineering of Huntsville, Ala., recently won the competitive bidding to produce air cargo loader prototypes in the first phase of a project for the U.S. Air Force. But no matter which company eventually wins the contract to produce 264 loaders over a four-year period beginning in the year 2000, it`s a win-win scenario for ...

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Business can overcome obstacles when going global

Using e-mail can make it seem like foreign business partners are right next door. But if something goes wrong, it can quickly become apparent that working out problems is more difficult when you are separated from your business partners – not just by physical distance – but also by cultural differences. Experts say doing your homework and developing good relationships ...

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