MANAGING/LEADERSHIP BRIEFS (December 4, 2000)

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/15/2001

MANAGEMENT SHORTAGE CAUSES PROBLEMS IN B.C.

Vancouver — British Columbia is suffering from a shortage of management skills compared to Ontario, according to some high-tech execs from the West Coast. There is no problem getting high-tech expertise, but small-sized and start-up companies struggle to find sufficient management skills to build, manage, market and handle business volume, said Adam Lorant of Redbank Network Systems Canada Inc. Lorant was with the history making Abatis Systems Corp. when it was taken over by Redbank in August for US $636 million.

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