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New Leadership For A New War


Military analysts call this 'asymmetrical' war (as if war has a terrible symmetry); and we know that it will be as different from conventional war as three-dimensional, blindfolded chess is from conventional chess. But one thing is certain, leadership lies at the heart of achieving victory.

Management Procedures Usability ? How to Improve


Are your people consistently following your procedures? Each year, organizations lose thousands of dollars through common mistakes and lapses in usability. But what does that mean for business owners and executives? Ask yourself: ?Are your required actions described thoroughly and accurately, or are the details left open to interpretation? ?Is your content consistent and complete, or are your writers leaving gaps no one has noticed? ?Are revisions controlled, or are different people using different versions? ?Are your procedures compliant with regulations? Are you sure? ?Are all documents written to produce clear, measurable results? If you're unsure about any of the answers to these questions, there is good news: you can make your procedures clear and complete without combing through all of them yourself line by line.

Tales from the Corporate Frontlines: Training is in the Eye of the Beholder


This article relates to the Training competency, commonly evaluated in employee surveys. It comments on the value of training to both the company and its workforce.

Inventory Management 101


Inventory management may seem complicated to some, but if one truly thinks about what the words "inventory management" mean, it is a simple concept. Inventory is basically a list of goods and materials that are held by a business and are available in stock.

Critical Success Factors - Next


(Note, although this article was written in early 2002, it is totally relevant. Right now.

To Thine Own Self Be True--Its Better for Business: What Arthur Andersen Would Say to His Company


As a child, you probably heard, 'to thine own self be true.' But what does that really mean? When the newspapers are full of cheating and lying business owners, politicians, and academics, does it really make sense to maintain your integrity? To me, the answer is a clear, unwaffling YES! Without your integrity, you really don't have a business or a career--just a waiting game until you world comes crashing down around you.

Rethinking Workplace Security: How the Rules Have Changed


The workplace has traditionally been a dangerous place. Very early in mankind's history perils emanated from the place and type of work they performed.

Business Leadership Skills - Managing the Human Being Behind the Business


It's a common problem and we've all seen it - business owners that are just 'too busy' all of the time, and as a result, do not enjoy the success in business they had hoped for. Let's not kid ourselves, there is a lot to focus on: technology, employees, sales, marketing and so on.

Management Development - Micromanagement Works!


Getting into the detail of everything each of your people does, will really damage your relationships with them. Sure, there are times where their hand needs to be held, and then there are times when you have to be sensitive enough to their needs to back off and let them learn for themselves.

Train Me -- But Follow Through


My mechanic has me trained. When I take my car in for an oil change, he places a sticker in the upper left hand corner of my windshield to remind me what date and mileage I should have my next maintenance completed.

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