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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.
Your workflow--processes, procedures, and policies--need to be communicated verbally and written. Written communication should include job descriptions, performance standards, performance reviews, and controls.
Above and beyond a job description, which describes the essential functions and the tasks to be done, the performance standard defines how well each function or task must be performed.
Considering your goals for business, this tool will help you identify operational systems necessary to support these goals.
This article covers how some entrepreneurial growth companies, including Dell and Google, make decisions on building new company facilities in the United States. One challenge is considering the array of regional economic development incentives and local politics when choosing location to expand.
If you are considering using leased workers for your company, this article provides a detailed overview of the legal issues relevant to the employer, including IRS regulations and litigation.
Business conflicts are inevitable, which means you need legal counsel to guide you through potential litigation. This article is a comprehensive review of alternative courses to litigation, including arbitration, mediation, and private judging.
When facing the prospect of litigation, entrepreneurs should be sure to explore all of the options beyond forging ahead to court. This tool is a series of checklists designed to help entrepreneurs conduct a litigation-focused cost-benefit analysis, such as deciding to explore settlement or alternative dispute resolution.
This tool is a sample legal agreement covering terms for confidentiality and invention assignment, including non-competition and power of attorney rules.
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