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Among the newest business-excellence methodologies now available, Six DisciplinesT is growing in popularity as a holistic tool to help manufacturing entrepreneurs remain competitive against all comers. It's designed specifically to help small and mid-sized businesses ensure they are doing the right things at the right times. Goals include simplifying the quality management approach, fostering practical planning, and delivering effective, sustainable execution management. Many practical tools to implement the program are available.
Does Six Sigma methodology have benefits small- to medium-sized entrepreneurial manufacturing firm? "Yes!" proclaims this author, a Six Sigma Master Black Belt. He provides an overview of, outlines four actions needed for a company to succeed with, and defines steps to deploying Six Sigma.
This marketing expert and author provides five reasons why outsourcing e-mail marketing to a reputable e-mail service provider can optimize your return on investment.
Entrepreneurs and their teams will benefit soon from free, high-quality computer tutorials. This author identifies several innovative, entrepreneur-led companies that are creating technology tutorials and providing just-in-time, online training--along with why more companies are developing free, Web-based, educational resources.
From a lab at MIT to connecting 50,000 high school students live around the world, Norman Gaut's team at PictureTel were pioneers in connecting the world via real-world time, visual communications.
Discover the importance of planning and documenting processes--what we do, procedures--how we do it, and policies--why or when we do it.
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.
Why spend money, time, and effort documenting processes? Beyond the obvious direction it will provide in operating the business, numerous other benefits are discussed in this article.
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.
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.
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