In an age of corporate cut-throat competition to cut costs, COSTCO shows why taking care of your employees is a good business strategy.
After reading how McDonald's & Wal*Mart and a host of other retailers use temps, minimum wage workers & skimp on benefits to keep costs down, this comes as a refreshing change.
NYtimes article here
Also another one on why Toyota is moving north to Canada inspite of better tax breaks from Texas. (The answer is in Education & Healthcare, the unfortunate victims of the dying welfare state)