Sep 3, 2007

Marketplace PM for September 3, 2007

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Segments From this episode

U.S. workers lead in productivity

Sep 4, 2007
Encouraging news for Americans on this Labor Day: You can take it easy. You've earned the rest. A survey concludes you're the most productive workers on the planet. Stephen Beard reports.

Some of NYC's cabbies plan strike

Sep 4, 2007
A group claiming to represent thousands of the city's licensed cabdrivers is planning a strike. Drivers are protesting a new high-tech system they say will cost them unnecessary time and money. Amy Scott reports.

Another crazy boss

Sep 4, 2007
Stanley Bing has written several books about bosses. In his latest, the revised and updated "Crazy Bosses," he writes about the boss he knows all too well -- himself. He talks with Tess Vigeland.
Cover of Crazy Bosses
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Don't stand out, stand together

Sep 4, 2007
Management gurus say the best way to get ahead at work is to just put yourself out there. But commentator Richard Conniff disagrees. He says workers are better off if they stand together, than stand out.

Making a virtual impression

Sep 4, 2007
Golf has been a popular way to schmooze with the boss. But the workplace and the games we play are changing. Reporter Jane Lindholm thought it might be worth a shot at a new approach.

Just say no to your boss

Sep 4, 2007
It's one of the smallest words in the English language and probably the toughest to say to the boss. Dr. Dory Hollander is the founder of Wise Workplaces. She tells Tess Vigeland how to say no -- without losing your…
Woman holding a No sign
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CEO and chairman of the Bard

Sep 4, 2007
A chief executive's life can have its moments of high drama. That's why a training seminar uses Shakespeare to teach management lessons. Sean Cole has the story.

Music from the episode

The Impression That I Get The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
Another Sunny Day Belle & Sebastian
Anarchy In The U.K. Sex Pistols
No Sleep Till Brooklyn Beastie Boys
Mellow Mood Jimmy Smith, Wes Montgomery
Mellow Mood Jimmy Smith, Wes Montgomery

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