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Struggling small businesses : can (should) the community/economic development professional help?

Topic: 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Author: 
Brockett, Michael.
Publisher/Date: 
1992
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.