This book describes the approaches, both successful and not, to the political and infrastructure issues addressed by the trade association. The intent is to provide guidance to those confronting similar issues, and help them avoid unsuccessful approaches.
- Includes end-of-chapter summaries
- Example of documents and approaches that LEOMA used successfully are included and could serve as a guide to other trade associations.
- Chapter 5 includes figures presenting the unique and effective graphical approach that LEOMA use to improve US national-security export controls
Keywords: Trade associations; laser industry; laser standards; laser export controls; laser courses; laser marketplace; LEOMA; US Laser Industry, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, Small Business & Entrepreneurship