Here is a full list of all management feature articles.
The Right People in the Wrong Jobs
The key people on your team like being busy and feeling needed. Yet they can easily burn out. Others are bored with being underutilized or unhappy being cross-trained. How you can make your people, and yourself, more productive and happier?
The Lesson of the Red Horse
The key to performance is employee motivation. If you want to get the best out of people, you have to give them all the information they need to succeed and, most importantly, motivate them to do their best.
Alternatives to Layoffs
Layoffs are a short term fix that is detrimental to the company. They should be a last resort, not a first choice. Why then do so many companies persist in using layoffs to save money, and what are some of your alternatives.
But Am I Making Any Money?
In the pursuit of profit, remember skyrocketing sales are not any good unless you make a profit from each one.
How Long Can I Keep Going?
Your business has been going through a rough period. Now, finally, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. The worst appears to be over. The recovery may come soon. For some businesses, the question is whether you have enough cash to last until the recovery comes? Here's how to find out.
Building Your Annual Budget
Putting together a budget for your organization for next year that you can live with is easy. Just match the resources to the goals.
What You Need To Know About Surviving Layoffs
Layoffs are hard on the people who get laid off, but they are also just as hard on the people left behind. There is more work to be done and fewer people to do it. Here's what you need to know to survive in this business climate, both as a manager and as an employee.
Operating The Business
Avoid The Email Avalanche
Use the tools available to manage your email and reduce clutter. Most email programs give you tools and this article will show you how to use them to get your email under control.
You Have To Have An Email Policy
If your company uses email, you have to have a written email policy. To not have one opens you up to all manner of headache and potential liability.
Your Office Dress Code
If you don't yet have a written dress code for your office, regardless of how casual or formal, you need one. Here's why. And how to create one that works.
How to Draft a Mission Statement
A good mission statement provides strategic vision and direction for the organization so writing a mission statement is a complex activity that involves every level of the organization. Here's how to get started.
Are You Management Material?
How does someone knows whether or not they are suited for a position in management. What do they need to know? What skills do they need to have?
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