Archive for March 1991

Finding an upside in the downsizing

During the past 10 years, Fortune 500 companies have been job killers, not job creators. Since 1980, those large companies have lost more than 3.5 million jobs while small and medium sized companies have created more than 22 million new jobs. However, the downsizing of America’s largest business enterprises has two faces. It’s part of…

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Small businesses need the big guys

Big Business has taken it on the chin in recent years. There have been tales of huge executive salaries, environmental insensitivities and ham-handled dealings with employees and their families as bloated companies cut costs and restructure. Small business news, however, is typically positive. We read about job creation, innovation, and successful forays into growing international…

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