China Seeks to enter the main stream. Business Community
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Zones Reduce the Cost of Doing Business Page 10
Knowing the benefits offered by Foreign Trade
Zones can save import/export companies big bucks.
Setting up a Successful Meeting
Hotel managers offer 10 steps to follow when setting up an important business meeting.
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.
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.
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.
Popularity of "Investment Risk" Compensation
Packages is Growing
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
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.
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.
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
Answers for the Inland Empire: National Affiliate Stations in the Empire?
Inland Empire Business Journal, "July 1990" (1990). Inland Empire Business Journal. 31.