Mass Needs A Change of Economic Climate

Ruddock, Robert R.
May 2005
BusinessWest;5/30/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p12
The article emphasizes that Massachusetts must accept and embrace an enduring commitment to a sound economic development strategy. Some aspects of the state's negative reputation in the business world may be unfair, but the perception that in Massachusetts everything is enmeshed in politics is difficult to counter. Competitive pressures are building every day in neighboring states, and in other countries around the world. One must compete or be left behind. No sector, no job, no employer, no employee is immune--not even the state's world-renowned universities or hospitals.


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