Organization and Structure: Aids to Productivity for Small Business Owners

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On March 5, 2015
A small business owner recently complained about long hours and a hectic work schedule. “Nothing gets done without a decision from me,” he said in a manner that clearly indicated his frustration. The situation was, indeed, unmanageable. In a very brief time, the threat of loss of control emerged as numerous facets of operations awaited […]
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Utilize CustomerFocused Job Descriptions

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 26, 2015
Customer satisfaction was recently named as a top priority for 200 companies surveyed by Insight Express. As a small business owner, have you ever considered using your employee job descriptions as a way to maximize customer service and enhance your company’s goals? What’s in a Name? There’s an old story about a South Georgia farmer […]
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Leadership That Drags at the Top: Five Steps to Prevention for CEOs and Owners

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On February 23, 2015
In The Future of Management, Gary Hamel writes about the challenge of preventing top management’s out-ofdate beliefs from impeding strategic renewal and how to minimize the drag of old mental models. The issue is, understandably, one usually more obvious to middle managers than to top management. As small businesses grow, a common practice is to […]
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SBDC Offers New Resource for Data Driven Decision Making

  • Posted by Marketing Intern
  • On January 30, 2015
The Georgia SBDC began using Esri’s Business Analyst Online (BAO) for business research and market analysis early in 2014. With BAO, the SBDC has been able to create business reports and perform analyses for specific areas with the most up to date data available. BAO has a wide range of data available with numerous report […]
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