51.||We Found A Rock Star: Hiring The Best Of The Best by Lonnie Pacelli|
Colleagues, I feel your pain on this issue.
Scenario #1: You've got a critical position that needs to be filled by a qualified candidate, and quick. For every day the position doesn't get filled, your in-box fills up a bit more with work to ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006 Hits: 357 Words: 936]
52.||Posture Knee Office Chairs and How they can Help Your Back at Work by Amy Pedersen|
I have been asked many times by my customers over the years about how the posture knee office chairs can help ergonomically. With the kneeling style of chair becoming quite popular recently, employees have heard about them from friends or collegeages. Although not simple, the answer can be ...
[Added: 01 Nov 2006 Hits: 325 Words: 550]
53.||Secrets to Effective Staff Meetings by John Mehrmann|
The following typical staff meeting statistics were compiled from a Survey conducted by GroupSystems :
The typical staff meeting is 50 minutes
16 minutes wasted on inefficiencies
59% do not take meeting minutes
68% said ...
[Added: 29 Oct 2006 Hits: 430 Words: 568]
54.||Trusted Management Score Card by John Mehrmann|
Share this article with coworkers in an email and enter your TOTAL SCORE in the Subject Line, ask for a reply to see how your score relates to others in your organization. Trust is a fundamental foundation for any relationship, business or personal. ...
[Added: 29 Oct 2006 Hits: 419 Words: 1068]
55.||Workplace Favouritism - An issue for Singapore? by Dr. Graham Tyler|
We commonly hear about favouritism occurring in the classrooms and families. How real is favouritism an issue at the workplace?
Research with university students in the USA has shown that around 62% of students believed that favouritism was occurring in their family life. These students suggested that ...
[Added: 29 Oct 2006 Hits: 412 Words: 1050]
56.||Business & Purchasing: Buy Smart and Avoid Excess Inventory in Your Warehouse by Dan Kaplan|
Many companies are surprised when they find excess inventory of fast moving items during a physical inventory. After getting over the initial surprise, they shrug their shoulders and say: "these are fast moving items and they ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006 Hits: 269 Words: 787]
57.||Office Chairs and Ergonomics - Looks Can Be Deceiving by Amy Pedersen|
As I walked into the office warehouse, I was shocked at the number of task office chairs lined up, but even more amazed at how similar in appearance they all seemed, even from up close. With tilt mechanism levers, ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006 Hits: 262 Words: 550]
58.||Sitting in an Office Chair for Long Periods Can Cause Back Problems Unless Seated Correctly by Amy Pedersen|
The term "ergonomics actually is derivative of the two Greek words: "erg" which means work and "nomoi" which translates to natural laws. Really ergonomic studies focus on the relationship between the human capabilities of the body and the demands of the daily work and tasks.
[Added: 28 Oct 2006 Hits: 278 Words: 382]
59.||Office Chairs, Although They May Look the Same, the Differences are Important by Amy Pedersen|
As a seller of office chairs, I am frequently asked by my customers about computer chair designs and what posture is the best for sitting and working at the computer. Some of these workers have been given a ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006 Hits: 234 Words: 316]
60.||In America, Back Pain is Epidemic, Office Chairs and Seating Play a Role by Amy Pedersen|
Today's problem with office chairs some say, is that we have been forced into a "table and chair" culture where many of our daily tasks take place in this right angled and seated position. This sort of sitting can force the body into a ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006 Hits: 321 Words: 393]
61.||Office Chairs and Ergonomic Tips to Position Your Seat for Productivity in the Workplace by Amy Pedersen|
Good Ergonomics in the Workplace
Some employees can spend most of their day simply seated in front of their computer in an office chair completing the daily tasks. Knowing how to properly position your executive office ...
[Added: 28 Oct 2006 Hits: 261 Words: 676]
62.||In Search of the Uncommon Leader by Steve Lover|
Leadership is a very hot topic today. It always has been and probably always will be. There is for good reason. There are not a lot of Uncommon Leaders around! The question is - why not? And what can we do to develop more Uncommon Leaders?
Let's start be ...
[Added: 25 Oct 2006 Hits: 527 Words: 906]
63.||An Easy and Powerful Way to Increase Staff Performance by Stan Dubin|
To increase performance these days, some companies send their staff to motivational seminars. These seminars can get good results, but if they are mainly "motivational", we often see the effects wear off in days or weeks.
Some companies ...
[Added: 23 Oct 2006 Hits: 222 Words: 752]
64.||Lowering Operating Costs: Secrets To Reducing Operating Costs & Improving Bottom Line Profits by Dan Kaplan|
In today's competitive business reality, companies must lower their operating costs and increase productivity just to survive. Yet, many companies are reluctant to upgrade their computer system, remembering their past experiences and not wanting to incur ...
[Added: 14 Oct 2006 Hits: 249 Words: 1095]
65.||Strategy Execution by Ferguson|
It is one thing to develop a top business strategy and quite another to see that strategy effectively executed. Simply view this glaring figure from Fortune Magazine, which recently stated that “less than 10% of strategies effectively formulated are effectively executed.”
As this statistic easily shows, ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006 Hits: 226 Words: 992]
66.||The Uses and Benefits of Industrial Fans by Shawn Hart|
Almost all industries need industrial fans or blowers to ensure proper ventilation for the health of its employees and customers. These industrial fans can provide numerous benefits for the industries that use them in a variety of applications. Chemical, medical, automotive, ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2006 Hits: 857 Words: 700]
67.||IT Services Outsourcing When You Don't Know Everything by Joshua Feinberg|
IT services outsourcing is what you need to do when, not if, your prospects ask for products and services that you are not able to deliver. Many new business owners think they need to know everything. They fear not being able to offer ...
[Added: 12 Oct 2006 Hits: 692 Words: 371]
68.||The use and abuse of OEE by Malcolm Jones|
Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) is fast becoming a widely used measure for manufacturing industry, but it is also one of the more misunderstood and misused measures and causing much confusion.
What is OEE for?
The simple answer is ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006 Hits: 466 Words: 1322]
69.||Contact Management Databases: A Top Asset for Systems Integrators by Joshua Feinberg|
Contact management databases are a very, very important asset to your systems integration business. In fact, a contact management database is like a treasure map. In it you will find your future business.
The names in your contact management database are golden. ...
[Added: 04 Oct 2006 Hits: 367 Words: 420]
70.||Contact Management Systems - What To Look For by Joshua Feinberg|
Contact management systems are an excellent way to track the success of your various marketing techniques. You can put together a quick spreadsheet to track your contact data but why? It is time consuming and with the excellent contact management systems available commercially, there is no need to ...
[Added: 03 Oct 2006 Hits: 438 Words: 405]
71.||ISO9000 & Beyond by Sandro Azzopardi|
To be successful, organisations must prove themselves to be indispensable to their customers, be attuned to their employees' needs, be willing to partner with their suppliers, and be considerate of the social, environmental, and safety outcomes of their performance. These ...
[Added: 29 Sep 2006 Hits: 487 Words: 1357]
72.||Human Resources Management Systems Make Their Mark on the Corporate Landscape by Sage|
Before the information technology age began, human resources management was a time consuming and paperwork intensive endeavor marked by gross inefficiency. In order for medium and large businesses to maintain sufficient human resources management, each location had to have a respective HR department. Communication across departments and within the entirety ...
[Added: 23 Sep 2006 Hits: 279 Words: 408]
73.||What is Competitive Advantage? by Ben Haring|
All of us in business are constantly thinking of ways to stay ahead of our competitors, but what actually is competitive advantage? Many strategy specialists discuss competitive advantage and the need for it in business, yet very few of them ...
[Added: 19 Sep 2006 Hits: 274 Words: 614]
74.||Steps To Better Project Procurement and Management by amit khemka|
1. Build and Maintain Contacts – Contacts are the life blood of any successful business. Most people have short memories hence its imperative to keep in touch with prospective clients, business contacts and industry people. You never know who may need you when and for what work.
[Added: 18 Sep 2006 Hits: 289 Words: 672]
75.||The Secrets Of Inspirational Leadership by Jonathan Farrington|
An inspired and motivated workforce is essential for any business that hopes to stay ahead of the competition. But just how do you motivate people? What kind of leadership do people respond to? And how can you improve the quality of leadership in your business? ...
[Added: 15 Sep 2006 Hits: 356 Words: 1120]
76.||Strategic Business Planning - Part 3 - Exhibits by Sandro Azzopardi|
The Critical Success Factors
The top people should "walk the talk". The board of directors and the senior managers should present the concept of business planning to all levels, in all programmes, ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2006 Hits: 325 Words: 984]
77.||Strategic Business Planning - Part 2 by Sandro Azzopardi|
THE PLANNING TEAM
Before embarking on writing the plan, the business must ensure that it is written by someone or a team to whom it really matters, because of the enthusiasm and commitment that they put into it. Besides, such a team would in all probability be ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2006 Hits: 306 Words: 1003]
78.||Strategic Business Planning - Part 1 by Sandro Azzopardi|
To many managers, the term "business planning" is a buzzword to describe what 30 years ago was conceived as the financial budget, and therefore the restricted realm of the accountant. To others it may represent a document required to ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2006 Hits: 317 Words: 900]
79.||Hotel Management by Josh Stone|
A Career In Hotel Management
Occupations related to hotel management can be found in the food, hospitality and tourism industry. In most cases, hotels or motels are integrated with coffee bars, restaurants, clubs and spa centers. In which case, having a career in hotel management does ...
[Added: 13 Sep 2006 Hits: 406 Words: 1055]
80.||Outbound Training in India - A growing trend by Sandeep Kumar|
In this hectic world of business, team management, team composition and team building is very important. A good team makes a good company and to keep a team gelled , team- building exercises became a part of every major company's agenda.
Earlier training used to be held in ...
[Added: 11 Sep 2006 Hits: 868 Words: 812]
81.||Creating An Injury-Free Workplace: How To Avoid Corporate Complacency -- the Silent Killer by Deb Potter|
Every day in the United States on the average, 15 workers lose their lives as a result of injuries or illnesses related to their work – that's over 5700 people. These people leave behind families, friends, ...
[Added: 09 Sep 2006 Hits: 368 Words: 1098]
82.||Here are 5 great reasons to carry a big,long mortgage and never pay if off by duvan duong|
"Here are 5 great reasons to carry a big,
long mortgage and never pay if off."
- Ric Edelman
Author of the acclaimed National Best-Seller,
The Truth About Money, 1997 "Book of the Year"
[Added: 08 Sep 2006 Hits: 301 Words: 366]
83.||Team Building: Leadership Strategies To Address Today's Most Common Team Building Problems by Gayle Lantz|
Despite best team building efforts, many organizations are still operating on low power when it comes to producing desired results. They've invested time and dollars in events that supposedly help team members bond and function coherently, yet results are short term at best.
[Added: 03 Sep 2006 Hits: 311 Words: 1005]
84.||Why Deploy Employee Surveys? by Dr. Jan Stringer, Ph.D.|
From postcards on the table at your favorite restaurant to
letters after a brief hospital stay tucked in with your
prescriptions, surveys represent the most effective way to
secure an honest answer to: How did we do? More recently, ...
[Added: 01 Sep 2006 Hits: 418 Words: 745]
85.||Building A Learning Organisation - Part 3 by Sandro Azzopardi|
...continued from Part 2
APPLY THE GOLDEN RULES
The following practices and approaches can be used while managing the learning process.
1. Thrive on change. Management must not be afraid of change. There should be commitment to and focus on the things that matter most. ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006 Hits: 343 Words: 536]
86.||Building A Learning Organisation - Part 2 by Sandro Azzopardi|
...continued from Part 1
3. BUILDING SHARED VISION. Senge sees this as 'the capacity to hold a shared picture of the future we seek to create. 'When there is a genuine vision (as opposed to the all-to-familiar 'vision statement'), people excel and ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006 Hits: 344 Words: 673]
87.||Building A Learning Organisation - Part 1 by Sandro Azzopardi|
A learning organisation is an organisation that learns and encourages learning among its people. It promotes exchange of information between employees, hence creating a more knowledgeable workforce. This produces a very flexible organisation where people will accept and adapt to new ideas and change through shared ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006 Hits: 388 Words: 805]
88.||Electronic Logistics - The money saving solutions by Yana Avramova|
Nowadays the development of electronic information and communication technologies affects all spheres of life. Naturally, it influences significantly economic life, including logistics. As a result, nowadays it is possible to speak about electronic logistics as extremely perspective ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2006 Hits: 292 Words: 353]
89.||Reverse auction for transportation and logistics by Yana Avramova|
Traditionally, logistics and transportation are extremely important for successful operating of any company as well as the whole market at large. It is necessary to point out that, as a rule, the main goal of producers and sellers, as well as ...
[Added: 23 Aug 2006 Hits: 342 Words: 511]
90.||Restaurant Management by Josh Stone|
A career in hotel and restaurant management might be for you if you like to make important decisions, hire staff and run the day to the day operations of your business. It might sound like fun stuff but it is hard work. As a manager, you will be the first ...
[Added: 23 Aug 2006 Hits: 363 Words: 1109]
91.||Hotel Management Career by Josh Stone|
Though the industry is likely to do well in the long term, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts there won't be very much growth in the number of jobs for hotel managers. A lot of new hotels will be economy class and extended-stay hotels, and these ...
[Added: 23 Aug 2006 Hits: 434 Words: 1121]
92.||MGE Management Experts: Good Dental Practice Management Improves Bottom Line by Kris Nickerson|
Although almost 90 percent of dentists own their own practices, they often have only basic knowledge about everything from staffing their offices to marketing their services. "As a result, dental practice management is often inefficient and ineffective, which negatively affects dentists' professional satisfaction and ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006 Hits: 570 Words: 589]
93.||Communicating to Employees by Dr. Jan Stringer, Ph.D.|
Like most organizations in this tough economy, yours is one with challenging issues that aren't going to go away on their own. You're going to have to take real action - something purposeful and programmed to let everyone know you mean change - large scale (like a new corporate strategic ...
[Added: 16 Aug 2006 Hits: 605 Words: 1696]
94.||One Less Meeting Gets You Home In Time For Dinner by Lonnie Pacelli|
Excerpted from The Truth about Getting Your Point Across…and Nothing But the Truth
A client of mine absolutely loved to have meetings. Regardless of the topic, if there was some reason for at least two people to have any kind of interaction a meeting got called. Not only ...
[Added: 14 Aug 2006 Hits: 344 Words: 664]
95.||The 5 Most Dangerous IT Management trends in 2006 and What to Do About Them by Joey Smith|
IT managers that lose their jobs usually do so not because
of skills which technical professionals deem so necessary, but because of
management, leadership and strategy. This is scary considering the recent
trends this year and potentially in the future as well.
[Added: 03 Aug 2006 Hits: 331 Words: 1591]
96.||Performance Metrics - Create a PNL Statement for Analysis by Joshua Feinberg|
Performance metrics need to be tracked diligently. This is never more the case than with networking activities. Many computer consultants know they should be tracking specific performance metrics but fail to have a system to actually do so.
A Profit and Loss type method ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006 Hits: 545 Words: 444]
97.||What You Need to Know About Patch Management Software by Clifton Henry|
"What is Patch Management Software?"
Patch management software uses a system for scanning, management and applying of patches in a network environment in order to make it secure and free from vulnerabilities. Patch management software allows for the approval and ...
[Added: 02 Aug 2006 Hits: 259 Words: 557]
98.||Life Before Downsizing: Six Secrets to Managing Change and Creating Opportunities for the Future by Ed Sykes|
What would you do if you learned your organization was
bought by another organization, was downsizing, or closing
its doors tomorrow? In 30 days? Six months? In one year?
Are you prepared for the change? What will you do in ...
[Added: 02 Aug 2006 Hits: 608 Words: 771]
99.||Time Management Tips For The Busy Computer Consultant by Joshua Feinberg|
Time management tips are essential for busy computer consultants. Time gets eaten up by everything from administrative activities to traveling to and from clients. We have found that there are three really important time management ...
[Added: 01 Aug 2006 Hits: 232 Words: 371]
100.||Time Management Techniques - 10 Great Tips by Joshua Feinberg|
Time management techniques will be what set you apart from many of your competitors. By employing smart time management techniques you will be more efficient, more effective, and more profitable. Without proper management of time, ...
[Added: 25 Jul 2006 Hits: 281 Words: 487]