Friday's Metro Business Report

Posted - Jul. 25, 2003 at 7:25 a.m.



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THIS IS LANE BEATTIE, PRESIDENT OF THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER, WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

According to a survey by Accountemps, 55 percent of executives say that competition among coworkers is more prevalent now than it was ten years ago.

According to a survey of financial executives by Robert Half International, CFOs will focus on more than numbers in the coming year. Twenty percent of those polled said that government regulation was their biggest challenge. Nineteen percent said their biggest challenge was maintaining adequate sales or financing. Eighteen percent said it was competition. Seventeen percent said it was finding qualified staff. Three years ago, 27 percent said finding qualified staff was their biggest problem.

Clayton Chase photography recently completed shooting the photography for the 22nd Anniversary of the founding of Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute.

For a weekly analysis of how the economy is doing, go to the Chamber’s website to read Jeff Thredgold’s commentary. Jeff’s Tea Leaf updates will give you inside information and expert analysis to help you plan for the future. Jeff is the President of Thredgold Economic Associates and is an economic consultant for Zions Bancorporation. His insightful Tea Leaf report is on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LANE BEATTIE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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