In this book, you will learn to Forecast movements and key recessionary turning points in the business cycle; implement a set of powerful battle-tested strategies over the course of the business cycle; rebuild your organization with a strategic business cycle orientation and thereby make it much more recession-resistant and resilient over the longer term.
" Always a Winner is an important and timely guide to thriving in challenging economic times. Prof. Navarro deftly bridges the academic and business communities, showing corporate leaders how to read economic tea-leaves to anticipate business cycles. His "Master Cyclist" credo offers many practical tips and real-world case studies for steering companies through turbulent economic seas." - Mark Greene, Ph.D, Chief Executive Officer, FICO (Fair Isaac Corp.)
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Chronic budget deficits are likely to threaten your company’s ability to borrow capital at reasonable interest rates.
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The best way to monitor government spending is to review the Treasury budget report on a monthly basis.
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Regardless of the reason, once business investment starts to slow down, this negative trend is likely to accelerate.