BUSINESS NEWS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2002
YWCA will salute career women
        Greater Cincinnati's glass ceiling is starting to chip and crack and the YWCA will honor eight women doing the chiseling.

Burnout drives boomers to new careers
        CHICAGO — Deep into the rat race but far from the finish line of retirement, many baby boomers are at risk of hitting the career wall. Instead of toughing it out, some have joined different races — changing their goals and their jobs.

ECKBERG: Be willing to take a chance
        All business owners ought to say this one aloud a couple of times a week — the risks scoundrels take — but not because they are scoundrels.

Morning Memo
        Hot tips and news to start your business day.

Tip sheet hits inboxes
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The Success Coach
        My human resources manager claims that employees do not agree with the dictatorial management style of our company. I do not know how to “transition” a company to become more worker-friendly. Where should I start?

Promotions & new on the job
        • Thomas R. Freppon has been named vice president at Huntington Bank.

Microsoft opponents struggle
        WASHINGTON — Their witnesses have faced tough questioning and have been admonished by a skeptical federal judge. Yet the nine states suing Microsoft for antitrust violations still think they can persuade the court to impose far-reaching penalties on the software company.

Program calls for male nurses
        TRENTON, N.J. — Recruiting efforts aimed at boosting the thinning ranks of registered nurses are targeting a nearly untapped labor pool: men.

SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT
Recovery pitfalls linger for Comair
        ERLANGER — Roughly a year after the Tristate's nastiest recent labor dispute started, Comair is flying about as many routes as it did before the 89-day strike that nearly put the regional airline out of business. But a question lingers.
Comair's history sometimes turbulent

Tide-al wave of profits
        With $2.4 billion in North American sales, Tide is a Fortune 600 company on its own, and it's been the market leader since 1949. But in a world where Wall Street demands continuous growth, the pressure still is on the company's highest-profile brand to get even bigger.

Firstar to fly new name, colors
        For the second time in three years, Firstar will get a new name and face-lift.

SPECIAL COVERAGE
Greater Cincinnati 100
        Manufacturing dominates the field among Greater Cincinnati's 100 biggest private companies.
11 companies break into top 100
List of Greater Cincinnati 100