DECEMBER 1990

What is the biggest concern for your business?

1990 1989
Sales volume 33% 21%
Cash flow 26 21
Availability of qualified applicants 17 13
Growth 14 12
Affordable employee benefits 8 14

Source: "Pulse of the Middle Market 1990," a survey of 1,650 owners of businesses with revenues ranging from $2 million to $100 million; BDO Seidman, New York City.