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Considering your goals for business, this tool will help you identify operational systems necessary to support these goals.
Here are ten ways to boost your customer service ratings and streamline your interaction times. Customer service--you can count on--is they key, according to this former Lands End expert.
Running a growth enterprise may require expanding operations through the acquisition of additional space, new employees, and more equipment. Suggestions and links provided in this article focus on: commercial leases, "nearly new" furniture, payroll services, and much more.
Local, state and federal governmental entities regulate the way in which all enterprises operate. This guide outlines many of the requirements of business startup and expansion, including licensure, taxation, business permits, and legal status.
Performance standards will be of little value if the entrepreneur never measures actual performance against the standards. Ongoing measurement assures that a business stays on track.
Inertia acts against the best interests of your business when the market shifts. According to Geoffrey Moore, most business writing about innovation is baloney -- here is his refreshing perspective.
As the first indicator of profitability, a firm's gross margin will establish the goals that will drive the action plans of almost every department. The second indicator, Operating Expenses, should be assessed just as carefully.
Noncompete clauses seem nearly universal--and not just in technology companies. But the effect is especially strong on specialist and "star" inventors, according to new research by Harvard Business School's Matt Marx, Deborah Strumsky, and Lee Fleming. Marx reflects on the business and career implications in this QandA.
Whether you are looking at improving how you currently run your business or planning significant expansion, the operations of your business are critical to your success.
Read the example to learn how one company documented their operation systems and workflow to reach their goal of using shared knowledge to increase sales.
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