Partly due to the strength of the yen, Nissan realized that it could improve its bottom line by shifting production of the Rogue to the U.S.
By Doron Levin
FORTUNE -- To those who argue that the U.S. has relinquished its manufacturing base and turned into a service-oriented economy, Nissan Motor's Smyrna, Tenn. plant serves as a potent rebuttal.
The second-generation Nissan Rogue, a stylish compact utility vehicle (CUV), went into production MOREOct 31, 2013 11:10 AM ET
Stanford students' post-graduation success tips the balance in favor of the Silicon Valley powerhouse over perennial rankings favorite Yale Law.Oct 17, 2013 10:25 AM ET
To reach a creative breakthrough, you just need to start, regardless of small failures that may occur along the way.Oct 14, 2013 1:09 PM ET
The SEC is developing data analysis techniques that will likely dredge up some horrific cases of accounting fraud. And shady companies are already developing ways to avoid detection.
By Ethan Rouen
FORTUNE -- The days of predicting crimes are almost upon us, and it's not just the NSA standing behind the curtain pulling the levers.
Police departments around the country have been using big data with some success to anticipate where crime MORESep 26, 2013 10:37 AM ET
In a world where almost 40% of the workforce reports having dated a coworker, the lines between professional socializing and dating are rather blurry.Aug 26, 2013 1:52 PM ET
The answer: yes.
By Laura Vanderkam
FORTUNE -- For a while, working from home was the hip corporate perk. Best Buy got glowing press for its Results Only Work Environment in which corporate employees could work anytime, anywhere. The federal government embraced telecommuting arrangements, in part for the ability to regroup in emergencies, and several studies showed that telecommuting had upsides for performance and retention.
But over the past year, there's been MOREJul 22, 2013 10:37 AM ET
It's worth taking a second look at the logic behind Wal-Mart's fight against the living wage bill in DC, as this battle will most certainly be part of a longer war between the retail giant and cities across the U.S. in the years to come.Scott Olster, editor - Jul 18, 2013 2:20 PM ET
How can a company expect to survive, let alone thrive, if half of its talent pool is excluded from key positions? Most companies can't even recognize they have a problem with gender discrimination.May 24, 2013 11:52 AM ET
Plenty of shamed high-profile personalities have found their way back into the hearts of fans and scored endorsements again. A few things Armstrong can do now.
By Harrison Monarth
FORTUNE -- Fifteen years ago, Lance Armstrong launched one of the most successful nonprofit organizations to address the needs of people affected by cancer. Since then, Armstrong's Livestrong Foundation has raised more than $470 million to help more than 550 organizations conduct MOREJan 18, 2013 11:31 AM ET
Matchmakers can connect millions of people looking to pair talent with jobs, buyers with vendors, tenants with landlords, etc. The Fortune 500 should take note.
By John Hagel and John Seely Brown
FORTUNE - You can find matchmakers in many different forms in just about every society. Chinese, Hindu, and Jewish cultures have institutionalized the role for several millennia. At different points in time, talented matchmakers have held positions of status, MOREJan 3, 2013 10:28 AM ET
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