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Successful global entrepreneurs actually thrive during difficult times and find opportunities, according to a new Ernst & Young study. Read more about their secrets to success.
Some entrepreneurial incubators are better than others. For a good role model, check out the University of Michigan.
Entrepreneurs are optimistic about 2012, with a general feeling that the worst of the Great Recession has passed, according to one survey. Read more about the survey's other findings.
California doesn't have a great reputation for business, but facts are facts, and those facts state that the Golden State is far and away the best place to launch a new business. Says who? Thousands of new startup employees.
New York City has sort of been left out of the entrepreneurial business incubator dynamic. But not anymore. Several new business incubators, including one located smack in the middle of the Big Apple, just hung their "open for business" signs.
Entrepreneurs know they need to innovate. The fact is, one academic shows, startup business owners are more apt to kill innovation than embrace it.
This entrepreneur and her partner outsourced its contact list to save time and money in designing and sending out an electronic newsletter. She cites three service features that made the cost affordable, the process easy, and the impact on their business remarkable.
After leaping into "Lean," Southern Vinyl Manufacturing gained efficiencies in nearly every area of its operations. Specifically, entrepreneur Rod Matthews explains the challenges and rewards of involving employees in finding and eliminating waste using the "Five Why" process. As a result of "getting lean," the company resolves manufacturing problems by digging deeply to identify root causes instead of just treating symptoms.
This article outlines the purpose of the Six DisciplinesT approach, explains in brief the value of some of the tools used in this methodology, and provides useful links, especially to the Six Disciplines Web site. The site provides entrepreneurs with a way to see what implementation might be like and offers examples of companies that have put Six Disciplines to work in their companies. The process is designed specifically for small and mid-sized companies with more than twenty employees.
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.
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