prince fielder http://michiganradio.org en Does anyone really deserve more than a million dollars a month? http://michiganradio.org/post/does-anyone-really-deserve-more-million-dollars-month <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If I could have dinner with any corporate executive, I’d choose </span><a href="http://michiganradio.org/term/mary-barra" style="line-height: 1.5;">Mary Barra</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who I think is fascinating.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She rose through the ranks of the highly macho culture at General Motors to become its first female CEO. And she didn’t do it as a transplanted financial expert, but as the first honest-to-goodness automotive engineer to lead the company in more than 20 years.</span></p><p>Were she male, she’d be called a “car guy” by the press.</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 16:03:36 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 16391 at http://michiganradio.org Does anyone really deserve more than a million dollars a month? The Prince Fielder Economic Effect in Detroit http://michiganradio.org/post/prince-fielder-economic-effect-detroit <p>Slugger Prince Fielder has only played one regular season game with the Detroit Tigers, but the team is reveling in his economic impact.</p><p>The Tigers drew a <a href="http://detroit.sbnation.com/detroit-tigers/2012/4/5/2928286/tigers-opening-day-2012-detroit-record-setting-attendance">record Opening Day crowd </a>of 45,027 to Comerica Park, the second-highest single game attendance in the park&rsquo;s 12-year history.</p><p>Many people were there simply to see Fielder, the former Milwaukee Brewer who signed a $214 million, nine-year contract with the club earlier this year.</p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:45:03 +0000 Micki Maynard 6937 at http://michiganradio.org The Prince Fielder Economic Effect in Detroit