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Features ON THE COVER 16.\ LA CURACAO \ Southwestern retailer La Curacao has served Hispanic markets for 30 years and understands that its particular market is based on family values. “[Canada’s] obviously blessed with tremendous natural resources.” -Doug MacDonald, p.138 > TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S / / W I N T E R 2 0 1 1 16 THE front COLUMNS AND CONTRIBUTIONS FROM OUR EDITORS AND WRITERS 6.\ MILLIONAIRE MEGA TOYS A diamond-encrusted TV, world-class sound system and the world’s most expensive and unusually produced coffee make the list. 8.\ MANAGEMENT PLAYBOOK The world of sports has a lot to teach business leaders. 10.\ TAKING ACTION Corporate cultures that tolerate mediocrity often do so because they don’t act quickly enough. 14.\ BRANDING CONCERNS As Gap Inc. recently learned, logos can have strong and important links with customers. 14 8 6 32.\ MONA PEARL The next 11 emerging economies present an interesting challenge as well as a substantial opportunity for North American businesses. 74.\ HISTORY VS. REALITY The information so vital to your business might not be as accurate and up-to-date as you need it to be. 124.\ SUPPLY CHAIN Freight haulers are being slammed with higher security costs and severely reduced capacity. 138.\ CANADIAN FOCUS Canada is making a stronger show through the recession than the United States, thanks to a combination of some unique natural resources. 138 WINTER 2011 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM 3 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Winter 2011

Management Today - Winter 2011
Millionaire Mega Toys
Management Playbook
Taking Action
Branding Concerns
La Curacao
Prosper Inc.
Meridian Credit Union
Ozarks Federal Savings and Loan
Mona Pearl
MaMa Rosa’s Pizza
L’Oreal USA Consumers Products Division
ABI Ltd.
CHIRON America
Lucerne Foods
Bud’s Best Cookies
Crest Foam Industries
Hozishaki America
The Knapheide Manufacturing Co.
Lavi Industries
S. Freedman & Sons Inc.
Val-Fab Inc.
History vs. Reality
Grupo Roble
Sabal Homes
Grupo Marhnos
Novak Construction
McAlpine Ltd. – Cayman Islands Government Administration Building
Ram Power Corp.
CMH Architects
Golden State Framers
Russell Redi-Mix Concrete
Roger Electric
Supply Chain
Triad Systems
Schildwachter Oil
Star Transport
Canadian Focus
Airline Hotels & Resorts Inc.
Northgate Industries
Winnipeg Airports Authority
PKS Equipment & Engineering Inc.
The Hazelton Hotel
Leeds Transit
PCL Constructors – Durham Consolidated Courthouse
Build Toronto
Handling Specialty
Parker Hannifin Canada
Stevens Resource Group Inc.

Management Today - Winter 2011