Struggling small businesses : can (should) the community/economic development professional help?
Note:In Economic Development Review -- Vol. 10 - no. 1 (Winter 1992).
Summary:Business failures can have a devastating effect on community and economic development not only in terms of lost jobs but through a deflating of the entrepreneurial drive which is largely responsible for new new business innovation. Crisis intervention planning for business should be a focal point for any comprehensive community or economic development plan.