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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Sandro Azzopardi
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1.Market Research
What makes a market research survey a good survey? There is no simple answer to this question, and it is not one aspect, but various aspects together that make for a good piece of research. Indeed, market research is very much a balancing act where the ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006   Hits: 499   Words: 1688]

2.The Evolution of Project Management - Part 3
...continued from Part 2 Why Project Management? There is no doubt that organisations today face more aggressive competition than in the past and the business environment they operate in is a highly turbulent one. This scenario has increased ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006   Hits: 498   Words: 542]

3.The Evolution of Project Management - Part 2
...continued from Part 1 Four periods in the development of modern project management. [1] Prior to 1958: Craft system to human relations. During this time, the evolution of technology, such as, automobiles and telecommunications shortened the project schedule. For instance, automobiles allowed effective ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006   Hits: 643   Words: 901]

4.The Evolution of Project Management - Part 1
Importance of Project Management is an important topic because all organisations, be they small or large, at one time or other, are involved in implementing new undertakings. These undertakings may be diverse, such as, the development of a new product or service; ...
[Added: 05 Oct 2006   Hits: 909   Words: 910]

5.ISO9000 & Beyond
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 ...
[Added: 29 Sep 2006   Hits: 487   Words: 1357]

6.Strategic Business Planning - Part 3 - Exhibits
EXHIBIT A The Critical Success Factors SENIOR SUPPORT 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, to all functional support ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2006   Hits: 325   Words: 984]

7.Strategic Business Planning - Part 2
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 ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2006   Hits: 306   Words: 1003]

8.Strategic Business Planning - Part 1
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 ...
[Added: 14 Sep 2006   Hits: 317   Words: 900]

9.Made In Heaven, Finished In Hell - Part 2
...continued from Part 1 Curiosity doesn't always kill the cat As Isaac Asimov wrote in his New Guide to Science, 'almost in the beginning was curiosity'. Now, relationships are as far removed from science as a Van der Graaf generator is from a ...
[Added: 07 Sep 2006   Hits: 362   Words: 649]

10.The Heat Of The Matter
Dehydration and heat stroke are two very common heat-related diseases that can be life-threatening if left untreated. Children and the elderly are particularly susceptible - make sure your body retains sufficient hydration during hot months. ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 304   Words: 412]

11.Building A Learning Organisation - Part 3
...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 ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 343   Words: 536]

12.Building A Learning Organisation - Part 2
...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 learn. ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 344   Words: 673]

13.Building A Learning Organisation - Part 1
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 ...
[Added: 30 Aug 2006   Hits: 388   Words: 805]

14.10 Things To Do Before You Are 50 - Part 2
...continued from Part 1 3. Review your protection Are you sure you have enough life cover in place? Should the worst happen to you or your partner how would the family cope? Many base their life cover needs simply on the amount of their outstanding ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2006   Hits: 756   Words: 924]

15.10 Things To Do Before You Are 50 - Part 1
The BBC recently commissioned a survey among 20,000 people asking 'What would you like to do before you die?' The answers were noted and a list of the most common answers was compiled and entitled '50 things to do ...
[Added: 24 Aug 2006   Hits: 1160   Words: 877]

16.Tropical Fish
So many elements effect the raising of tropical fish. Choosing the right ones and making the right decisions is crucial for success. Setting up an aquarium, selecting the fish, plants and algae, feeding the fish and breeding the fish are ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 341   Words: 554]

17.Cats
Owing a cat can be a very gratifying experience especially if you've done your homework and understand the tasks involved in having one as a pet. The First Few Days It is only natural that when you take ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 312   Words: 467]

18.Dog Breeds
Numerous dog breeds exist today. The last reported official recognized breeds were over 900. All dog breeds derive from mixed breeds and it is important to recognize the fact that a purebred can only be called so if it hasn't bred with a different breed for a certain number ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 336   Words: 442]

19.Pet Names
Finally you picked the pet of your dreams, or of your children's dreams, and now he needs a name. What criteria do you use to give him the right name? The first thing you need to remember is that you ...
[Added: 11 Aug 2006   Hits: 332   Words: 452]

20.Payroll Software
With payroll software one cannot not stop and think…'how did large organizations cope without them?' When you think of what's involved in paying your employee, one finds it hard to believe how this can be achieved without a full ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006   Hits: 333   Words: 558]

21.Billing Medical Software
Billing medical software is used as a medical management system that can automate and track the process of submitting medical claims to insurance companies. It records the process from the first time a patient visits the doctor, through all the visits and diagnosis held from thereafter, till the ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006   Hits: 326   Words: 411]

22.Escrow Software
In a software scenario there are normally two main parties involved; the software programmer or the software company, and the end-user or the company purchasing the software package. Escrow software is a means by which ...
[Added: 03 Aug 2006   Hits: 308   Words: 562]

23.The World of Software
'…is the programs and procedure required to enable a computer to perform a specific task…'. The software industry is huge and an ever changing one. Software has been with us since the first computers. Without it, computers cannot operate. Various kinds of ...
[Added: 21 Jul 2006   Hits: 357   Words: 534]

24.Stock Market Prediction
Predicting the stock market has always been a fascinating science. It can be done in different shapes and forms. Here are a few: 1. Stock Market Prediction based on Gurus We see a lot of them on TV. ...
[Added: 15 Jul 2006   Hits: 913   Words: 533]

25.Stock Market Trading
The stock market offers various opportunities for trading. Apart from the main securities, which one can trade on various exchanges like the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, there are other forms of trading like forex trading, ...
[Added: 14 Jul 2006   Hits: 847   Words: 623]

26.The Fascination in the Stock Market
The stock market has fascinated people all through the years. Many have made fortunes, others have lost them investing and trading on the stock market. But what constitutes the stock market and how does it work? Many ...
[Added: 07 Jul 2006   Hits: 794   Words: 550]