Let's try a few real-life learning experiences

Epperson, Jerry
August 2000
Furniture/Today;08/14/2000, Vol. 24 Issue 48, p16
Trade Publication
Comments on the advantage of blending education with reality for furniture industry executives in the United States. Involvement of furniture factory executives in the retail operation; Example of the training of Rob Spilman at Bassett.


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