TITLE

Crash of Comdisco offers lessons for CEOS, boards

PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Crain's Chicago Business;11/12/2001, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the issues regarding the closure of Comdisco Inc. in the United States. Involvement of succession planning and board of directors; History of the company; Need of company diversification.
ACCESSION #
5746862

 

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