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There are six primary legal forms of doing business. This article will help you understand the basics and better communicate your needs with your attorney and accountant.
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.
Six Disciplines energized this manufacturing firm as its CEO and management team struggled to motivate and reward employees by measuring performance. Engaging employees in ongoing strategic planning, using Six Disciplines software to stay focused on the plan, and remaining accountable for performance resulted not only in increased enthusiasm and efficiency. An unexpected benefit was that it helped management and employees learn how to work much better together.
With the recent opening of Ottawa’s newest co-working space, the city might be seeing an emerging trend towards shared offices.
Currently, there are two co-working spaces: Freedom Café, which opened last month, and the Code Factory, which opened in May 2008.
Harmless dalliance or harassment? Many entrepreneurs have asked themselves this question as they observed relationships develop between employees. However, when it comes to handling harassment complaints, there are signs to watch for and guidelines to follow.
What's the difference between flirting and harassment? What kind of behavior is actionable under the law? Case law is still evolving, and standards may vary, but having a clear policy at your office can help you avoid problems.
Educating your employees about the consequences of violating company policy may prevent sexual harassment problems. Here's how to ensure compliance and avoid lawsuits.
Making a poor choice in selecting business software for your company can lead to inefficiencies and costly errors. This article offers key points entrepreneurs should consider to make the right software selection at the start.
Just as with hiring internal managers and staff, using external support requires careful planning and selection. Before you select a consultant or contractor, determine your budget, scope of work, timeline, measures for success, and other resources available to support the people who will do the work. Use this worksheet to help you think through important issues and to guide you in the selection process.
Although the type of distribution channel you choose depends on your industry, type of products or services, and the business model, many entrepreneurs slightly adapt their distribution strategy to better meet the needs of customers.
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