Patriot Games

Gendron, George
March 2002
Inc.;Mar2002, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p16
Gives advice against starting a business within an unfavorable U.S. economic situation. Factors to consider about customers; Effect of the economic situation on employees; Ways to overcome the psychological mind set of consumers.


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