TITLE

No Pain, No Gain

AUTHOR(S)
Scheiber, Noam
PUB. DATE
July 2002
SOURCE
New Republic;7/22/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 4, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on corporate scandals in the U.S. and their impact on the country's economy. Information on the bankruptcy of Williams Communications Group; Possibility of predicting bankruptcies and layoffs; Causes of the accounting scandals according to "Washington Post," columnist Robert J. Samuelson; Estimated number of workers in the telecommunication industry that have been laid off because of corporate scandals.
ACCESSION #
6981364

 

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