Management

If you asked me what is management, well it is the art of getting things done. But they taught us that management is a science and not an art. But by experience I have seen some managers implement management like an art, some implement it as a science. Some of them don't implement it at all, the organization seems to be driven in auto-pilot. These probably are the Fortune 500 companies. Managers should probably remain out of view and the workers should seem to be running the place, sounds stylish. And then you only hear of the manager when he leaves the organization or as is getting more common, when he is sacked.

GOOD MANAGEMENT

A few examples of good management. It is rightly said that good managers learn and evolve. The belief that some people are born to be managers is wrong. Education can teach you a lot of about management but, you can still turn out to be a misfit in the corporate world. A good manager is willing to learn and willing to teach ... more

There are different types of managers, but some traits in a manager or management style can be dangerous to the organization. Read our take on this topic ... more.  

How management exploits consumers by shamelessly taking advantage of lax in Chinese safety and health standards. Americans and global consumers left exposed to dangerous products from China. All in the name of low prices and high profit margins ... more.

Online security threats can affect your business. Are you aware of the common internet frauds? Learn more about online security and how to avoid internet frauds ... more.

 

New strategies in marketing, get online or become off business. The surge in online customer interest. The power to choose, evaluate and buy at any time and everywhere .... more.

EFFICIENT MEETINGS

Meetings can turn out to be a waste of time and result in lowered efficiency if, they are not  organized well. The objective of the meeting should be defined, the people invited to the meeting should relate to these objectives. The utility of a meeting can often be observed some time after the meeting, here is the report ... more

Cost cutting and management cost efficiency are two different issues. Organizations generally cut costs when the business is low but, management cost efficiency should be practised every day. It should be an integral part of company and management policy ... more.


Social media marketing benefits can be derived with little effort. Your business need not be tech savvy to harness the benefits of social media. A little commonsense and some minor actions can put you on the right track. This report on magical benefits of social benefit is a great resource ... more.


EVALUATING MANAGERS

Managers should be evaluated before being, periodic evaluation after that is also important. When checking the performance of a manager, set some clear parameters and expectations. Managers are hired to build and develop teams, they should work with their juniors rather than compete with them. We talk about this in detail ... more

 Management that is geared only to reduce costs, needs to see the issue from all angles. The Chinese qualty fiascos are one example of how big organizations can fall prey to ... more.

Should you outsource your computer maintanence operation? Is it necessary to have an inhouse computer technician. Balancing costs versus efficiency ... more.

Are you ready to get back to more conventional ways to increase profits? Can you sustain your business when labor charges increase in your production base ... more.


Implementing multiple sale channels might sound fashionable but, do you really know what to expect from this strategy. Technology and new developments cloud the understanding of many new sales channels that are deployed in business today. Check out this very informative report ... more