The Up Side of a Down Cycle

Peters, Dean M.
January 2002
Gases & Welding Distributor;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p4
Trade Publication
Examines the good side of the down cycle in the United States. Rise of managerial stars; Opportunities for proprietors and managers; Upgrade of average skills of employees.


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