Five Fundamentals

Hamm, Chris
November 2006
Indiana Business Magazine;Nov2006, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p34
The article provides information on the five important realities that communities must understand about business site selection decisions in the U.S. It was claimed a fact that economic development is a competitive process. It was stated that money plays a major role in decision making. The paper expressed that prompt responsiveness may be a vital component of a location decision.


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