Happy Employees Are Productive Workers – Boosting Morale in the Workplace to Reduce Labor Costs

May 20, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Studies have shown that organizations with high morale and happy employees are more profitable and have lower labor costs. The success of an organization is dependent upon upper management, which sets the overall mood of the company. High morale is achieved when 70 percent of employees report (read on...)



NLP As a Strategic Business Tool

January 5, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

I have been a proponent of NLP since 1992, and an early adopter of NLP training in the company where I was National Service and Training Manager. It was a place where forward thinking, confident people thrived and created rapid growth. The most competitive were the first to seek out NLP to help (read on...)

Quislings Multiply Like Lemmings

October 6, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Quislings Multiply like Lemmings is the term I use to describe the chasm that often divides the business from projects that are trying to improve the business. Organization mechanics, dynamics, optics and politics (O-MDOP) are NOT the same as project mechanics, dynamics, optics and politics (read on...)

12 Tips on How to Win More Tenders Or Proposals

June 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

In order to win business many small companies need to submit tenders, proposals or quotations to government organisations as well as larger commercial companies. However many do not know how to do so and others have a very low success rate, often below 20%. Here are 12 tips which will help these (read on...)

How to Make Your Business a High Performing Success

June 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Is your business a high performing one? A high performing organization is lively. It is so spirited that it may even bend the laws of probability. It is a result oriented business basking in the laurels of its own success. A high performing business is already on the right course towards reaching (read on...)

Business Process Improvement

June 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Business Process Improvement (BPI) is a systematic approach used by many organizations – profit or non-profit, government or private to help optimise its fundamental processes to accomplish far more efficient results. Organisations are turning to process management improvement and enabling (read on...)

Using Benchmarking to Drive Improvement

June 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The process of Benchmarking is used to measure a process or activity carried out within one company and compare the performance to that from another organization – by assessing the differences in performance – efficiencies can be identified and best practice then incorporated into the (read on...)

SIPOC Diagrams – Gathering Your Process Data

February 27, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

When embarking on a business improvement project one of the first key tasks is to pull together all the relevant information on the process that you’ve set out to improve. Without a structured approach – detail could be missed and sessions to gather information unfocused and (read on...)

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