A simple little system

Mochari, Ilan
October 1999
Inc.;Oct99, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p87
Reports on the cost-control blueprint at the Hi-Shear Technology Corp., an aerospace subcontractor in California, to deal with cash flow problem. How executive Linda Nespole started the solution; Cost-cutting measures; Significance from the move.


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