Business

Of 25 business and industry sectors, the restaurant industry has the top image score this year, with 66% of Americans rating it positively and only 7% negatively. Computers are a close second, while the federal government is dead last.

The U.S. Gallup Good Jobs rate was 47.1% in July and unemployment was 5.1%, the best rates Gallup has recorded for each since 2010. Workforce participation was 67.8%, the highest since June 2013.

by Jim Clifton

Companies aren't growing. CEOs talk a big customer game and then go back to their offices, acquire their competitors and lower prices. Shockingly, boards of directors encourage this.

by Emily Massel

To achieve the greater economic inclusion that Mexico needs, schools and government should work together -- casting a wider net to find and develop a new generation of business leaders that spans regions and socioeconomic classes.

More than six in 10 Americans think it is likely the U.S. economy will become cashless in their lifetime. Still, more say they personally like to have cash on them at all times than say they are comfortable without it.

29% of local and state government workers are engaged in their jobs — 71% are not

If business-to-business companies don't change the way they work with clients, they could lose two-thirds of their customers.