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Employment has been flat in the past two years 72

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Unformatted text preview: in the past two years. 72 Leeds BEOF Book Ads FINAL.indd 7 11/9/11 12:43 PM This is a peculiar sector. Companies in this sector manage other businesses and include such diverse firms as Texas Roadhouse Management Corporation; Sports Authority; Encana Corporation; United Launch Alliance; Johns Manville International, Inc.; Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association; and Quiznos. As such, it is difficult to tell a single story. Perhaps because of its diversity, Management of Companies and Enterprises is another sector that appears almost recession proof. It completely bypassed the high-tech boom and bust. Growth did flatten during the housing crisis, yet historically, growth has been strong. In 1990, sector employees totaled 13,000; that number has recently climbed to nearly 30,000. Most of this increase took place prior to the housing crisis, and growth has been relatively flat since then. Colorado has made gains in acquiring company headquarters through targeted economic development efforts. The committee believes that...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2013 for the course MGMT 231 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '13 term at Bauder.

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