1.||Managing Your Meeting Monsters: Identifying the Cast of Culprits That Threaten Productive Meetings by Craig Harrison|
In the Star Wars movie's famous bar scene you knew, by appearance, what zany character was sitting beside you. Each character had a distinctive look. Yet in today's meetings you may have no idea the constellation of characters that you're meeting with. That's ...
[Added: 10 Mar 2007 Hits: 1705 Words: 1329]
2.||Balanced Scorecard by ActiveStrategy|
In the past, strategy execution has been limited as organizations placed too much emphasis on certain operating areas rather than employing a more comprehensive approach to planning new strategies and crafting improvement goals. With the development and implementation of a top-level Balanced Scorecard (which is just one ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2007 Hits: 1161 Words: 756]
3.||Strategy Execution by ActiveStrategy|
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 ...
[Added: 27 Feb 2007 Hits: 1146 Words: 808]
4.||Project Management by Ismael D. Tabije|
Project management is the discipline of defining and achieving finite objectives. The challenge of project management is the optimized integration and allocation of the inputs needed to meet those pre-defined objectives. The project, therefore, is a carefully selected set of activities chosen to ...
[Added: 26 Feb 2007 Hits: 1235 Words: 488]
5.||Performance Management by Ismael D. Tabije|
Performance management is a set of systematic processes that help businesses discover efficient use of their business units, financial, human and material resources.
Performance management's focus is on creating methodical and predictable ways to improve business results, or performance, across organizations. It aids organizations ...
[Added: 25 Feb 2007 Hits: 1514 Words: 542]
6.||Teaming With Success by Craig Harrison|
We're surrounded by examples of great, and not-so-great, teamwork. Recently I flew to Los Angeles, visited relatives, took in a parade with floats, bands and street performers, saw a football game and attended an opera. Countless teams made it all ...
[Added: 12 Feb 2007 Hits: 1086 Words: 546]
7.||Management Consulting by Ismael D. Tabije|
Management consulting (sometimes also called strategy consulting) refers to both the practice of helping companies to improve performance through analysis of existing business problems and development of future plans, as well as, to the firms that specialize in this sort of consulting. Management consulting may involve ...
[Added: 11 Feb 2007 Hits: 1250 Words: 582]
8.||Workplace Conflict Resolution: What's Creating Workplace Conflict and 9 Easy Ways To Resolve It by ArLyne Diamond|
A radio interviewer recently asked me if I thought there was more conflict in the workplace today than in the past. After thinking about it, I replied, "Yes, I think there is more conflict today."
[Added: 10 Feb 2007 Hits: 1190 Words: 831]
9.||Team Building Strategies: Top 7 Tips For Building Trust in Distant Teams by ArLyne Diamond|
In the past, we developed teams by putting people together and letting them spend time learning about each other before we charged them with completing assignments. In spite of all our best effort, some teams were more successful than others.
[Added: 10 Feb 2007 Hits: 1104 Words: 749]
10.||Change Management Strategies: 6 Ways To Take Your Organization To The Next Level With Change Management by ArLyne Diamond|
Today's rapidly changing technology, the economy's roller-coaster ride, the constant mergers and acquisitions among companies, upsizing, downsizing and resizing, and, of course, our country's response to terrorism have forced almost all of us to change, in some cases almost daily.
Adapting to new demands is an important ...
[Added: 10 Feb 2007 Hits: 1307 Words: 864]
11.||SEO Outsourcing India will efficiently cut costs by Allies Harbor|
Outsourcing simply means handing over the work that you do to a third party. Every business these days is being dominated by this and search engine optimization or SEO is no exception. Among the many destinations for outsourcing, SEO outsourcing in India ...
[Added: 09 Feb 2007 Hits: 986 Words: 520]
12.||Running A Successful Membership Gym by Gerald Robert Dalum|
Running A Successful Gym / Fitness may seem like an easy way to make some profits, but like all businesses you will need a plan to make it work. To make it work you will need to study the location ...
[Added: 08 Feb 2007 Hits: 1432 Words: 365]
13.||Business Performance Management: The Critical Piece of the BI Puzzle by Dean Lombardo|
In today's regulatory environment, timely, accurate and comprehensive information is more critical than ever. While traditional business intelligence (BI) solutions have dominated the corporate environment based on their ability to quickly query, access and then report on information, they often lack the processes and metrics ...
[Added: 03 Feb 2007 Hits: 943 Words: 719]
14.||Bookkeeping Rates can help you fix the amount that you have to spend by Michelle Barkley|
It is that time of the year again when you have to pay your taxes and this must be giving you sleepless nights. So, now you must be hunting for an accounting firm that will do all the tiresome work ...
[Added: 02 Feb 2007 Hits: 969 Words: 519]
15.||Time Management : Does training work and where do we start? by Dr. Graham Tyler|
The term time management is somewhat of an anomaly because we can't actually manage time! Telling delegates this at the beginning of a time management course can produce some frowning faces. We quickly move on to suggest that what we can do though is to manage ourselves in relation ...
[Added: 01 Feb 2007 Hits: 1016 Words: 1106]
16.||Business Process Management by Ismael D. Tabije|
The term Business Process Management (or BPM) refers to activities performed by businesses to optimize and adapt their processes. The activities which constitute business process management can be grouped into three categories: design, execution and monitoring.
This covers either the design or capture of existing processes. ...
[Added: 29 Jan 2007 Hits: 973 Words: 476]
17.||Finance Accounting Outsourcing makes tax paying easy by Michelle Barkley|
Handling finances is a crucial matter that requires the checking of minutest details and that too with extra caution. You must be aware of the fact that a slightest mistake can force you to take a u-turn and cover the entire distance all over again. It ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007 Hits: 924 Words: 522]
18.||Business Etiquette by Andrea James|
Consolidation loans merge all your debts and bills into a single payment.
This means, that if you have several monthly payments or a number of
different loans, you can make things easier by consolidating them ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007 Hits: 802 Words: 1019]
19.||Internet Business: Budget Building Tools by Gomez James|
Personal loans can also be used to improve your credit rating. If you have
a bad credit history, you can take out a bad credit personal loan. Once
you repay your bad credit personal loan, your credit ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007 Hits: 776 Words: 1153]
20.||Motivated Employees Equals Success by Ismael D. Tabije|
Motivating employees towards success is one essential ingredient in maintaining a vigorous, cost-effective, serviceable and productive organization. This is true whether your business is profit driven or a non-profit organization.
One of the top challenges that human resource management faces ...
[Added: 26 Jan 2007 Hits: 1053 Words: 476]
21.||The Secret to Keeping Employees Committed by Dr. Jan Stringer, Ph.D.|
Recently, we hear of companies laying-off employees at the mere anticipation of a market slow-down. Conversely, many employees have become so aggressive in promoting their careers that they "hop" from one company to another at nearly the speed of a video game.
The concept of commitment almost seems old ...
[Added: 21 Jan 2007 Hits: 862 Words: 1021]
22.||Making Changes at Work: How To Create Lasting Change & Achieve Greater Success At Work by MJ Ryan|
"This year, I'm going to get that raise."
"I will get my desk organized once and for all."
"I'll have better work/life balance."
"I'll start that business I've always dreamed about."
At some point we've all vowed to make some big change – similar ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007 Hits: 690 Words: 709]
23.||How Outsourcing Software Jobs Can Save You Money by Michael Trosen|
Pay an individual outside of your company to complete a software project for you and you could find yourself saving money in the process. This is a concept which may seem counterintuitive to some but those who have embraced the idea of outsourcing realize the ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007 Hits: 725 Words: 737]
24.||Don't Get Caught In The Efficiency Trap by Donovan Baldwin|
Okay, I'm going to start off by talking bad about a Toyota dealer, so before we get into it, let's make a couple of things clear. I own a Toyota Prius and love it! From what I have seen, I would ...
[Added: 18 Jan 2007 Hits: 887 Words: 675]
25.||Syschuk by Yola|
You need to find an ideal way of organizing and supporting your business. You can develop your own style, embrace your inner talents, find "your and only your" way to Success.
Every starting out specialist who is about to organize their own ...
[Added: 17 Jan 2007 Hits: 722 Words: 1004]
26.||Data Entry Outsourcing is for companies that want to ease off workload by Allies Harbor|
Data entry is not everyone's job; you need people who are technically qualified to do the job for you. Data entry is one of the common sources for which outsourcing are done on a large ...
[Added: 16 Jan 2007 Hits: 829 Words: 504]
27.||Tips for Choosing a Paper Shredding Service by David Powelson|
The increased threats of identity theft and industrial espionage have moved data security to a business priority. The costs to a company that fails to protect the personal information in its care can be devastating. Add in federal and state privacy laws including FACTA (Fair and ...
[Added: 12 Jan 2007 Hits: 1099 Words: 631]
28.||How to Develop a Bigger and Better Business Strategy by Dan Cavalli|
Are you considering taking your business bigger? The financial rewards can be
massive. Your life will change overnight. If you are, have you considered the
repercussions on your health, social life and personal relationships?
For those who can cope have had a life of ...
[Added: 07 Jan 2007 Hits: 746 Words: 640]
29.||Tips for Improving Organizational Culture by Linda Devis|
The term Organizational Culture denotes attitude, experience, beliefs and values of the work group or team within the organization, which to an extent affect the whole system.
Improving organizational culture has become a necessity in today's ever-changing business ...
[Added: 06 Jan 2007 Hits: 730 Words: 501]
30.||Organizational Culture and its Importance by Linda Devis|
Organizational culture comprises the attitudes, experiences, beliefs and values.
Work-groups or teams within -organizations have their own behavioral quirks and interactions, which, to an extent, affect the whole system. These behavioral quirks are termed Organizational Culture.
The contemporary definition of Organizational Culture includes ...
[Added: 06 Jan 2007 Hits: 713 Words: 669]
31.||How to Make A Business Decision: Cost & Benefits Analysis by Murad Ali|
Have you ever been at cross-roads in your business and not aware which step to take? If you have, you are not alone as many business owners have had to decide which road they would ...
[Added: 03 Jan 2007 Hits: 747 Words: 545]
32.||Private Placement Memorandums by Susan Mackasey|
Regulation D (Reg D) and Private Placement Memorandums - An Overview
Regulation D (popularly known as Reg D) was implemented in 1982. Reg D allows companies to raise investment capital by selling equity or debt securities without having to file a registration statement with the Securities ...
[Added: 30 Dec 2006 Hits: 699 Words: 487]
33.||Employee Turnover: The Real Costs by Kirk stephens|
It is interesting that for all the charts and graphs displayed at meetings that you have attended t hat never once have you ever seen a graph of the true and major cost of "employee turnover". Turnover is the polite management word ...
[Added: 25 Dec 2006 Hits: 712 Words: 637]
34.||Corporate Events by John Tarr|
Corporate events often include a variety of fun activities. These activities that are planned may be for a company picnic or even a holiday party, or a summer bash. Furthermore, these could be events that take place just as an employee incentive. Corporate events that include ...
[Added: 23 Dec 2006 Hits: 837 Words: 547]
35.||Conference Events by John Tarr|
Conference events include quite a few different types of activities. Most often they include meals, accommodations, and special speaking engagements. They also may include various types of entertainment. It all depends upon the purpose of the conference. Conference events are ...
[Added: 22 Dec 2006 Hits: 781 Words: 446]
36.||First Step to Outsourcing by Rakesh Patel|
QA is the ugly step sister of software development. The team of Software Development does not want to be bothered with testing the entire application. Consideration is not a creative or "fun" part of the process.
[Added: 07 Dec 2006 Hits: 735 Words: 356]
37.||Asset Management Software - How To Choose What Is Right For You by Hugh Thorpe|
All businesses, enterprises or companies need asset management; be it manufacturing, retail, public relations, a call center etc. How do we define asset management? It is the process by which you can manage your assets to ...
[Added: 06 Dec 2006 Hits: 692 Words: 517]
38.||The Seven Deadly Sins of Leadership by Lonnie Pacelli|
Pride. Envy. Gluttony. Lust. Anger. Greed. Pride. Envy. Gluttony. Lust. Anger. Greed. Sloth. You either recognize these as the seven deadly sins or as themes for prime-time television. Nonetheless, you were probably taught as a ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006 Hits: 909 Words: 1056]
39.||Success Strategies: Time, the Only Un-renewable Resource! by Craig Higdon|
Time. Tick, tick, ticking away. This moment ... gone. Never to return, never to be experienced again. The next moment ... coming up and soon to pass by.
When you take a few moments to contemplate the moments, ...
[Added: 01 Dec 2006 Hits: 886 Words: 689]
40.||Management Consulting by Anand Singh|
Management Consulting is basically a method to help companies improve their performance level by analyzing their existing problems and then developing a plan for their business development in the future. This requires a person to be totally involved and dedicated towards his work ...
[Added: 30 Nov 2006 Hits: 813 Words: 329]
41.||Shifting Preferences For Office Furniture by Sarika Kabra|
Offices are not known for swanky furniture. Rather workman like approach dots the interiors of most of the offices. The situation was not like this a few years back. The offices were considered as important as the places to live. The approach of the designers was to make office ...
[Added: 27 Nov 2006 Hits: 803 Words: 562]
42.||Contract Management by Ismael D. Tabije|
Contract Management encompasses all the activities that an enterprise or an individual engages in, while entering into a business transaction with one or more trading partners and fulfilling all the obligations of the terms and conditions agreed upon on the contract.
Almost all ...
[Added: 27 Nov 2006 Hits: 834 Words: 339]
43.||Jest Practices: Best Practices for Humor in the Workplace by Craig Harrison|
Most agree that humor in the workplace can have beneficial effects. Yet not all humor is good humor. The challenge: how to interject appropriate humor and fun into our serious jobs without hurting others or seriously undermining the company. When used appropriately, humor can work for you.
[Added: 22 Nov 2006 Hits: 883 Words: 774]
44.||Interim Management provides hope for UK Manufacturing Sector by Paul Wilson|
Many UK manufacturing companies are now using the services of Interim Management companies to provide their businesses with 'manufacturing best practise'. By using the experience of an interim manager, companies can become a leaner and fitter business in a shorter period of ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2006 Hits: 687 Words: 476]
45.||Strategy Execution by Rick 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% ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2006 Hits: 641 Words: 1068]
46.||Hanging Signs by Gary Survis|
A Hanging sign is a suspended sign above an exhibit that is used to display graphics or identification signs. These Hanging Signs help to attract attention of the trade show attendees and guide them towards the trade show exhibit. These signs help in increasing the vertical statement ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2006 Hits: 290 Words: 463]
47.||Safety in the Workplace: Be Rigorous, Not Ruthless by Carl Potter|
You may have read the book Good to Great, by Jim Collins. In his book he explains how many companies thought being good is… well, "good enough." In these times of constant change and global competition, it is important to always look for ...
[Added: 10 Nov 2006 Hits: 318 Words: 842]
48.||Options for Document Storage on Microfilm by Melinda Powelson|
Digital images stored on computer servers is currently the low-cost solution for storing documents. However, that has not always been the case. For decades, microfilm was the storage media of choice. Today many companies still have large libraries of microfilm.
Over the years, many ...
[Added: 08 Nov 2006 Hits: 404 Words: 618]
49.||Everything About PayPal by Justin Kander|
PayPal is the largest online payment processor on the entire Internet, with over 100 million users. It is the prominent method of payment on eBay (which owns PayPal), and is the preferred means of payment in other online business. Not only is PayPal the biggest and most popular payment ...
[Added: 06 Nov 2006 Hits: 579 Words: 945]
50.||The Changing Face of Human Resource Management Systems by Tuesday knight|
Most businesses that run HRMS already understand how crucial it can be for streamlining human resource department functions. In the days before HRMS, managing human resources on a large scale was a daunting task marked by inefficiency and a paper trail that made file cabinet manufacturers an ...
[Added: 04 Nov 2006 Hits: 674 Words: 428]