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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.
To be able to charge more than the competition, you have to clearly differentiate yourself from them and build value in the mind of the consumer to justify the difference.
This tool will help you avoid typical pricing constraints of market-set ceiling and floor prices by adding value so that price is not the only consideration by customers.
This tool will help establish success measurements and goals to be used in your Operations Plan.
This example of a terms and acceptance document covers a quotation/proposal for a vendor to a contracting firm. Terms include scope of work, time estimated to do the work, and a clause prohibiting the hiring of the vendor's staff.
There are many ways to read financial statements. This information will add understanding to your own reading of your financial statements.
This information will help you discover and document your workflow--how the work flows from Point A to Point Z, who touches it, what happens to it, and how you will know it is complete.
This article discusses cash and burn rate--that is how efficiently cash is used and how much cash is needed to operate day in and day out.
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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