Business Perspectives

Quarterly magazine provides new and analysis of global, national and regional economies. It also covers topics of interest to business, education and government communities.

Articles from Vol. 10, No. 4, June

Crime in the Bluff City
IS THERE A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INCREASED RATES OF POVERTY AND CRIME? DOES MEMPHIS INVEST ADEQUATELY IN POLICE PROTECTION? A LOOK AT BUREAU RESEARCH FOR THE MEMPHIS 2005 PLAN REVEALS THE ANSWERS. Crime is the hot topic in the Bluff City. In 1994, 1995,...
District Attorney General Bill Gibbons Cracks Down on Crime
The mission of the Memphis/Shelby County District Attorney General's Office is to reduce and prevent crime by holding citizens accountable for their illegal acts and by doing so in ways that deter others from committing similar acts. To accomplish this...
Fighting Crime One Program at a Time
Concerned about their property and senior tenants, Wesley-Highland Towers' management last year requested that the Memphis Area Neighborhood Watch help organize a neighborhood watch and conduct a seminar on crime prevention for its residents. Within...
Memphis Area Neighborhood Watch: Defending the Home Front
Crime prevention and support of local law enforcement is their Memphis mission For over 14 years, Memphis Area Neighborhood Watch Inc.'s mission of crime prevention and local law enforcement support has helped communities in Memphis and Shelby County...
Memphis' Men in Blue
Business Perspectives' editor sat down with Chief Walter Cruise, Deputy Chief of Special Investigative Services, for a candid conversation about the Memphis Police Department and its evolving roles in the community and crime prevention. BP: What alternative...
Preventing Employee Theft: A Behavioral Approach
One of the major problems facing business organizations in today's environment is employee theft. When we first addressed this problem in the mid-1980s, the situation was serious enough to be labeled an epidemic tearing at the very fabric of business...
Rangemaster: Making Memphians Safer, One Customer at a Time
In an era of unprecedented levels of violent crime, citizens are learning to defend themselves in record numbers. By offering a unique blend of protective firearm training in an upscale environment, a Memphis indoor pistol range has garnered more than...