Index of Selected Articles
from the November 2001 Issue
of the North Carolina Magazine
Lean & Alive
Through a process called “deverticalizing” and by focusing on the
technology, forward-thinking traditional industries are managing to
global storm and downtrodden economy to remain profitable.
Managed Health Care
Health Care Headaches
Employers and employees often stand together when it comes to the
mind-boggling task of
determining the extent of plan benefits. There are ways, however, to
sift through the
mind-numbing detail and frequently arcane language to get the biggest
bang for your buck.
Driven to Succeed
Sam Johnson got his start at a used car lot washing automobiles for
$25 a day. Here’s what
hard work will do: More than 35 years later, the Charlotte resident
owns a mega-dealership
with nearly 300 employees and annual sales of more than $164 million.
Faith & Finances
An abounding love, keen business sense and unbridled enthusiasm
guide Dr. Michael Blackwell’s work at Baptist Children’s
North Carolina, the state’s largest child service institution.
Tar Heel Travels
This slice of heaven in western Virginia, among the nation’s finest
resorts since its
founding in 1776, fell on bad times in the 1980s. But the Pinehurst
came along in 1993 and has restored The Homestead to prominence.
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