Two technology entrepreneurs in 1940s Palo Alto, Calif., pioneered a wide-open approach to running their rapidly rising business that became a de facto trademark of its operating style and a darling concept among management gurus.
More than 600,000 people lost power when Hurricane Irene slammed into the East Coast at the end of August. Flooding in North Carolina, New York and Vermont has added to the massive power restoration project now underway.
Customer relations play a key part in the business of electrical construction. A wise electrical contractor once said the main purpose of a business is to make a profit, and the main function of a business is to create and maintain satisfied customers.