Title

July 1990

Volume

2

Issue

6

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-1990

Abstract

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION

China Seeks to enter the main stream. Business Community

Page 1

Professor Marshall Shen and his "gang of nine"

Cal Poly students successfully communicated directly with Chinese top leader concerning the future of China in the arena of ·world business.

TECHNOLOGY

Cutting Down Meeting Time with Computers Page 4

Two-day meetings can be slashed to two-hour gatherings by using computers to replace cumbersome flip charts and handwritten lists.

REAL ESTATE

Inland Empire Real Estate

Market Flattening Out Page 5

The Inland Empire has been feeling the effects -of a statewide real estate slowdown, with local brokers having to hustle to make sales rather than "just take orders" over the telephone.

AIR QUALITY

Lockheed Move to Georgia Influenced by Pollution Rules Page 6

Lockheed officials said their relocation of some operations from Burbank to Georgia was influenced by stiff AQMD standards.

· · BUSINESS VALUATION

Figuring Out Your Company's Worth is Risky Business Page 8

Hiring a professional appraiser or checking readily available reference sources are good ways to determine the value of your business when you are ready to sell it, says columnist Rick Lamprecht.

AIRPORT BATTLE

Ontario Wants its

Airport Back Page 9

Ontario International Airport has been managed by the Los Angeles Department of Airports, which also operates LAX, since 1967. But Ontario officials are battling to regain control of it.

FOREIGN TRADE

Foreign Trade Zones Reduce the Cost of Doing Business Page 10

Knowing the benefits offered by Foreign Trade

Zones can save import/export companies big bucks.

BUSINESS TRAVEL

Setting up a Successful Meeting

Page 13

Hotel managers offer 10 steps to follow when setting up an important business meeting.

JOINT VENTURES

Joint Venturing Offers a Way For

Small Landowners to Develop

Their Property Page 14

JUNE 28 - JULY 27 1990

As land prices continue to skyrocket, joint ventures where a small landowner puts up the property and a large builder develops it – may provide a good solution.

GUEST COMMENTARY

Schools Can Better Prepare Students for the Business World Page 17

Educator Ed Peltz explains how his Ontario school district teaches critical thinking to help students better prepare for entering the working world.

SMALL BUSINESS

SBA Loans to Inland Empire Businesses Way Up Page 19

Since 1988, Small Business Administration loans to Inland Empire businesses have doubled, and will continue to rise as new companies continue to sprout up in the area, says the local SBA director.

EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION

Popularity of "Investment Risk" Compensation

Packages is Growing

Page 21

More companies are requiring executives to put their money on the line in connection with a new type of compensation package.

.IDEAS FOR THE EMPIRE

Forecasts for the

Inland Empire Page 22

Developers David W. Moore and AI Steward's

Inland Empi.rc real estate predictions; Jack

Bridgman's forecast on computers; TV Producer

Norm Miller on inland Empire television and

Frank Delany on the future of S&Ls in Riverside and San-Bernardino counties. Why

PUBLIC RELATIONS

Do So Many PR

Campaigns Fail? Page 23

By failing to properly define the target market, public relations and advertising campaigns often fall flat. Here's why.

LEGISLATION

State Senate Bill Would

Harness AQMD Page 27

Even Air Quality Management District officials support a bill that would make the powerful agency more accountable to business executives and the general public.

FEATURES

Close-Up, Shirley Links, Owner, Turner's

Outdoorsman in Chino Page 17

Newsmakers Page 15

People, Places & Things Page 20

Focus on Chino: Managing the Highest

Growth Rate in the Western Inland Empire

Page 24

Answers for the Inland Empire: National Affiliate Stations in the Empire?

Page 26

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