BPL 5100: Business Policy

Tips and research tools for your BPL presentation.

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What's in This Guide

Research Process - Databases to get you started

Answers to Your Questions - Q and A

Your Industries - Surveys & Data - A selection of industry resources

Your Companies - A selection of databases for news and strategy

Research Strategy

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