Performance Management Tools and Training for Your Organization

April 6, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Performance management training is an important endeavor that affects other aspects of a business, specifically the administrative personnel and the grassroots employees. Whether your business is just new or has been there for quite some time, training the managers of all departments is necessary (read on...)

How to Manage. Nine ‘Must-Dos’ For Managers Who Aspire to Succeed

January 14, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

The book and library shelves groan from the amount of books that tell you how to manage more effectively. And if you have the time to pore through these tomes, there are bound to be some gems to be found. When we (Jarvis Finger and I) wrote our best-selling management books, we identified four (read on...)

Avoid These 10 Meeting Mistakes

October 18, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Bringing people together for meetings can be a great way to increase team interaction, discuss ideas, and share valuable information. However, 100 people polled in the last 42 days indicated that most employees perceive meetings as a colossal and inconvenient waste of time. Why is there such a (read on...)

Business Plan For the Small Manufacturer

July 27, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

A business plan can provide the owner-manager or prospective owner-manager of a small manufacturing firm with a pathway to profit. This publication is designed to help an owner-manager draw up a business plan. In building a pathway to profit you need to consider the following questions: What (read on...)

Effective Business Process Management Tools For a Successful Business

April 1, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

It is the priority of every businessman to maximize his profits. But in order to do so, the businessman must ensure a lot of things and one of them is to make sure that his clients are getting what they asked for. Satisfying the client’s needs is the key to make any business successful. (read on...)

Steps Involved in Managing a Business Entity

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

Starting a business no matter how small requires that, one has all the management tools at hand. Management is what determines whether a business will survive the pressure or not. This said, it is important that, an entrepreneur takes a number of steps to manage the business. To begin with, he (read on...)

The Internal Customer – Is it a Sales Job?

July 29, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Sales 

What is the difference between selling to an internal customer and selling to an external customer? Nothing. At the end of the day, there is the buyer, the seller, and the solution. The influencer, the influenced, and the idea, or request. Regardless of the moving parts, one person wants another (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...)