A lot of people get promoted into a management position because of their skills and accomplishments, yet end up being a bad boss. I am sure you have experienced a bad boss at some point in your career. Perhaps even more than one… Have you ever had the opportunity to work with a good boss? What are some important qualities of a good boss? Continue reading What are Some Important Qualities of a Good Boss?
A Quality Management System (QMS) is a management system pure and simple. It is not quality’s management system; it is a management system that, if done right, produces quality products. A Quality Management Systems is built for ISO registration, to satisfy customer requirements, or to produce better products. Building a Quality Management System in 10 easy steps is not hard if you follow these steps. Continue reading Quality Management System in 10 Easy Steps
There are many ways to solve management problems. Solving problems is not specifically a management task, but managers are faced with a lot of daily problems that need to be solved. As a manager you have a slightly different set of resources than your employees. So how do you, as a manager, go about solving your issues? What are the ten ways to solve management problems. Continue reading What Are the Top 10 Ways to Solve Management Problems?
In the past, the Information Technology (IT) department delivered the systems. What is now required is for IT to move beyond a systems focus and coordinate with the people in your organization in what we call Business Process Management (BPM). IT is the medium that transforms ideas into intellectual property. Corporate strategy changes over time but always requires the alignment of people and processes in order to realize the mission of the organization. So what Is business process management? Continue reading What Is Business Process Management? – What is BPM?
If you’re typical of management, you’re probably thinking you already understand basic strategy. You pick a market, define your customer, and develop methods to reach your customer. But is management strategy that simple? How do you know if your strategy is working? Continue reading How Do You Know if Your Strategy is Working?
Building stronger communication with authority figures makes many people nervous. Your boss holds the power over your performance reviews, salary reviews, and future work assignments. Don’t be intimidated by all that authority. Instead, learn how to improve communication with your boss. Continue reading How to Improve Communication with Your Boss
There are many types of software you can use, but what software do you need to run a business? Learn about essential business software tools you can use to help your company grow.
The first two phases include project initiation and project planning. The final three phases of Project Management complete the Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle or process approach to business process management with Project Execution, Project Monitoring & Control, and Project Review & Close. Continue reading What Are the Final 3 Phases of Project Management?
Quality management systems are commonly — and wrongly — viewed as a “necessary evil”. That is, your company’s top management feels a ISO QMS project won’t have an immediate and positive effect on the bottom line, but they’re going ahead with the project because “they’re making us do it!” This, along with many other Quality mistakes, are the reasons why such projects fail.
The interaction between a job candidate and an employer starts at the job description, so it makes sense to start with it. So, today, we’ll take a look at how to write compelling supply chain management job descriptions that will put your company above your competitors in the eyes of supply chain management specialists and help you hire a true professional. Continue reading How to Write Compelling Supply Chain Management Job Descriptions