Quick Study: Recession’s Business Impact Is A Mixed Bag; Vendor Deficiencies; Shareholders Take Note; Leadership Traits

*Recession's Impact on Small Businesses: Economic downturns have had inconsistent impacts on entrepreneurs and small business owners in the past; sometimes, they create a

context in which behemoth businesses become crippled, thus allowing small potatoes to flourish. But is that the case in the current environment? Surveys reveal mixed results.