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Managing small firm supply chain pressures

A Wall Street Journal article (February 22, 2022) titled “Worried About Inflation and Supply Constraints? Try Being a Small Business”, describes the longer supply lead times, how higher prices and higher demand, yet lower bank credit access. The article claims … Continue reading

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Improving airline travel in Europe

An article in the Wall Street Journal (June 3,2013) describes the delays in Europe caused by the 37 countries with 63 air traffic control units that do not have a common authority. Improving performance requires coordinating landings and takeoffs with … Continue reading

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