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Business Management

How to tap human motivation to create a healthy organization

By Allen Johnson, Ph.D. for TCAJOB What is the best way to move an organization toward a quality culture? How can positive change be made without eliciting employee anxiety or…

Get In Where You Fit In

Young entrepreneur gives new retail life to old sneakers, sports clothing

By Jeff Morrow for TCAJOB When Travis Higbee first started collecting foot bling as a teenager, it didn’t take long for his parents to collectively put their feet down. “My…

Tourism and Rec

Don’t be scammed when planning that summer getaway

By Veronica Craker for TCAJOB Have you noticed the sun starting to set later in the day? Can you hear the chirping sounds of baby birds? If, like me, you’re…


Technology test drive: PNNL offers exploratory licenses

By Frances White for TCAJOB Signing a two-page agreement and paying just $1,000 can get U.S. companies an opportunity to test drive promising technologies through a new, user-friendly commercialization option…

Hot off the press

When retirement is contingent on selling a business, extra attention is needed

By Beau Ruff for TCAJOB At some point, the lucky entrepreneur is able to realize the fruits of her success and ride off into the sunset after the momentous occasion…

Lorenzo Luzi, Washington State University Tri-Cities Valedictorian

Valedictorian finds niche in electrical engineering

By Maegan Murray for TCAJOB Lorenzo Luzi was 4 years old when he moved with his parents to the United States from Italy in search of better opportunities. But it…

Extra Extra

Olympia misses another chance for quicker project reviews, job creation

By Sen. Sharon Brown Economic growth in Washington rests, in part, on political oversight. Our state faces a number of infrastructure and trade opportunities that, if approved in a timely…

Saving for retirement

Living happier and healthier in retirement takes good planning

(StatePoint) — The conceptions and realities of retirement have changed a great deal over the past several decades, giving many seniors misgivings about the future. But your golden years can…

Using Atom Probe Tomography, researchers are able to create an "atomic map" of the arrangement of various atoms in this titanium alloy.

Titanium alloy could improve fuel economy and reduce emissions

By PNNL staff for TCAJOB An improved titanium alloy — stronger than any commercial titanium alloy currently on the market — gets its strength from the novel way atoms are…

JMK Tech

JMK Tech’s Kasparek all about helping people use technology

By Jeff Morrow for TCAJOB Justin Kasparek has always known what he wanted to do. “I knew since I was 7 that I wanted to run a business,” he said.…

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