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Only 31 percent of employees are engaged at work, and 17 percent are actively disengaged.
This tool will explain general information regarding legal structure options available to those starting a business.
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.
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 tool is a sample legal agreement covering terms for confidentiality and invention assignment, including non-competition and power of attorney rules.
All businesses, regardless of type, must comply with statutes and regulations, which come from all levels of government. These include regulations covering occupational safety and health as well as persons with disabilities.
Mitchell Baker, "Chief Lizard Wrangler" at Mozilla, discusses the organization's unique, community-based culture and how it has contributed to their success. She explains how freedom, openness, and dedication to improving Internet usability fosters extraordinary contributions from Mozilla's employees and volunteers.
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.
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 article presents a discussion of how ownership can be distributed in a company, first considering equity allocation when starting a company and then examining the amount and effect of dilution that might be caused by accepting outside financing.
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