TITLE

HOW THE WORKERS RUN AVIS BETTER Employee ownership is the best thing to happen to the No. 2 car renter in a long time. For a lot of companies it could be the key to better performance in the Nineties

AUTHOR(S)
Kirkpatrick, David; Kuhn, Susan
PUB. DATE
December 1988
SOURCE
Fortune;12/5/1988, Vol. 118 Issue 13, p103
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
57902565

 

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