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Continued: Business Forum: Could a Detroit-style fall happen in the Twin Cities?

  • Article by: FRED ZIMMERMAN
  • Last update: July 29, 2013 - 3:23 PM

Many responsible officials, legislators, and students of policy can no doubt create a more extensive list of redesigns to consider. But, shouldn’t we do something? In view of the pressures we face, would it not be “folly” to avoid making improvements where we can?

Working together to sustain a strong industrial economy is in everyone’s interest. We are all in this together.

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  • About the authorFred Zimmerman is a professor emeritus of engineering and management at the University of St. Thomas who has served on the boards of directors of several companies. His e-mail is zimco@visi.com.

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