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Spider-Man Fall Puts Focus on Safety

December 27, 2010
The $65 million musical, the most expensive and ambitious ever done on Broadway, has faced many setbacks and delays in its attempt to open on the Great White Way. Most recently, the show’s producers announced they were delaying opening night by four weeks to Feb. 7 in order to make creative adjustments.
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Nissan Creates Large Staff of Quality Inspectors

August 22, 2008
The Japanese automaker also will roll out more quality-control training for workers and boost the number of engineers helping suppliers with quality issues to 1,000 from five. Meanwhile, the ranks of engineers certified as quality inspectors will be increased to 4,300 from 250.
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Today's Mantra for Employees More, More, More!

Whether it's technology, fancy management techniques, financial incentives or bosses just pushing employees to step up the hours in a workweek, today's mantra for boosting revenues is "worker do more." Some productivity approaches work. Others just get companies in hot water. And the risk of employee burnout still looms large.
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