Everything you need to know about SAP Order to Cash cycle (SAP OTC). This includes FI-SD integration and configuration.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of charities and not-for-profits. Finding the right volunteers for your organization isn't easy. Here are some tips to help you find the right people.
Tips on managing up for a more organized boss. Build trust, communicate clearly, minimize interruptions, and help your boss manage email and prioritize. Plus, make him think it's all his idea!
Responding to changes in a business environment can be quite daunting. Understanding the causes and effects of change will help employees adapt to changes easily.
You need to not only work well with your coworkers, but your boss as well. This article covers how to do that without brown nosing or disappointing your boss.
Leadership is seen daily and in many different contexts, but rarely are the theories behind leadership behavior considered. This hub examines contingency theories and how they impact leadership styles
What to do when you learn a colleague at work is spying on you and undermining your relationship with your boss.
Are you feeling overwhelmed and overworked? Here's how I talked to my boss about it, with the right attitude, and got positive results from the interaction.
The second in a series on culture and influence, this article discusses tolerance of power distance, uncertainty, and risk avoidance among employees.
The NF personality type, a natural nurturer, is gifted for management. They can become ‘spineless' bosses, however, because of their limited toughness with diverse team members.
It is not difficult to get a bad reputation just by being in business. Many people believe businesses are interested only in making money, and that ethics and morality seem to have no place in business. This Hub takes a look at the meaning of some basic "business ethics" concepts, looking at rights, morality, and justice as the foundation of ethical business practices.
This article defines the "social loafing" tendency in work teams, and provides practical ways to prevent and eliminate the tendency.
In today's business relations, it's a small world after all. As more companies turn towards global markets, professionals are finding themselves in foreign locales, wheeling and dealing like never before. However, the key to effective communication...
A list of the information you will need to keep for when your state unemployment office asks for verification of your job searches, and examples of job search forms.
How do we create cohesive teams that get great work done? How do we manage different levels of skill? How do we increase motivation in our team members? And how do we do all of this while being fair, which is essential to employee retention? The answer is in flexible, emotionally intelligent leadership, combining situational and prescriptive methods and adapting them to the situation and the team.
The NT personality type has mountain-top vision and rises to the top. However, they become ‘insane’ when they throw out incompetents to sock the competition. Here's how to work under an insane boss.
As a supervisor it can be hard to motivate your employees. It can be even harder to show your appreciation for them. How do you do that? Give them money? Time off? Find out how in this article.
If you've been a target of bullying at work, you may wonder: Why was I chosen? Contrary to popular belief, research shows bullying victims in the workplace are not doormats or outliers. They're typically top-notch employees: hard-working, honest, ethical, independent, and well-liked.
Candidates will have a thorough understanding of how to plan and prioritise work, how they are accountable to others and how that affects the business, the importance of being supportive, be able to plan and prioritise work load and the importance of doing it and be accountable for their own work.
Communication in person is crucial for clarity and full understanding. It provides better interaction with more successful results.
In the rapidly changing landscape of business in the 21st century, organizational leaders have a tough job keep their businesses on the cutting edge and maintaining a competitive strategic advantage. This article discusses 10 key factors for organizing and maintaining an effective business organization in the 21st century.
What are the mandatory ISO 9001:2008 procedures and how should they be written and structured for your Quality Management System?
This articles provides the steps to follow in order to develop effective policies and procedures for the workplace.
What do you do when your employees have no respect for office equipment and use office supplies like disposable toilet paper, flushing your hard-earned profits down the drain?
This article takes a look at teleworking and the impact it has on employee satisfaction and productivity.
Level 2 Diploma in Business and Administration (example of my coursework whilst working at a GP surgery, does not contain the whole unit sorry!!!)
While leadership has been a topic of interest since the dawn of man, leadership and management studies were taken up in earnest in the early 20th century. This hub chronicles a kind of evolution in leadership behavior studies from the traits of...
ALWAYS TELL THE TRUTH to the best of your ability. Crossing your fingers is not going to help. I am not sure the UIA believes in little white lies. If you find out that you misreported something, you should contact the agency to explain what happened.
Here is everything you need to know about SAP ERP, how it works, and the different modules available.
Supervising a supervisor can be even more difficult than supervising a line staff employee. This article covers all you need to know to effectively manage supervisors and managers.
A resource to help candidates working towards their NVQ in business and administration. This unit covers storage and retrieval of information in organisations.
Located at the heart of Southeast Asia, Vietnam has emerged as one of the most lucrative investment destinations in the world. This articles presents top 10 reasons to invest in Vietnam.
Have you ever wondered how large companies receive simultaneous callers without getting busy signals? You need multiple phone lines and a phone company feature known as rollover that routes callers to an available line.
Beware of the waffling work friend -- that fickle, fair-weathered co-worker who can't decide whether she is friend or foe. Learn the 5 warning signs of workplace frenemies and how to deal with them.
This hub uses the context of Circuit City Stores' failure to take a look at The Competing Values Framework and how it can be used to bring changes in organizational culture.
This is my experience and work all along the complete course of my Level 3 diploma in Business and Administration. In order to pursue this course, one has to already have experience in an office environment, and be well versed in office based skills. Candidates who wish to move on into a managerial role, or who are already in a managerial role, can do this course, where they can show their ability to negotiate with clients, suppliers and colleagues, supervise work and people and also effectively
This unit summarises the purpose of using diaries, the types of diaries, what information are needed to input diary entries, how they are gathered, how tasks are prioritised and why. It also briefly explains how and why to communicate changes, how to solve problems relative to diary entries, and how to store them securely.
ASAP methodology is a SAP implementation methodology, a software development life cycle, that includes six phases.
Working 10-hour shifts and having an extra day off during the week is very attractive to employees who are given the opportunity to work such a schedule. However, such shifts come with pros and cons.
It's the digital age and the world's method of communicating has changed drastically. Though casual communication is more commonplace, writing an informal memo still requires you to follow a few rules!
If you want to exert power and influence others, pay attention to your office layout and where you sit during meetings as image is crucial to maintaining power.
So you want to be a Manager, the Boss, the Top Dog, the Big Kahuna at work? Management isn't for everyone. Here are 10 reasons why you may prefer the job you're in -- as an independent contributor.
Loud people in the workplace can be distracting and annoying, especially if it's on a constant basis. This article will discuss how to handle that loud person to give you some peace of mind.
Al types of bullying can occur in the workplace. Be aware of what may happen to you or your children at work, and help to spread the word. Some US States are considering Anti-Workplace Bullying laws.
In-depth descriptions of the various outcomes for the Business and Administration Level 3 NVQ module on communicating in a business environment.
How much will it cost to complete a project? How long will it take? Senior executives want an answer early. Create a realistic time and cost estimate.
Six Sigma is, for most, a buzzword. What is it really? And can it help improve 0perations management at your company? Can 6 Sigma improve quality and cut costs?
People and situations in the workplace threaten our equilibrium and help create stress. These selected quotes will help to reduce stress and renew our minds to peace, purpose and productivity.
I am sharing with you my best tips on how to finish or close an email, and a list of over 200 sign-offs for professional and casual emails.
I've been an employer who has had to pay unemployment benefits, and I have been a worker who collected them. This is what I learned from being on both situations at different times.
Did you know that ethics in public speaking can either make or break your dream of becoming an effective public speaker? Learn them here.
Lucille Ball paved the way for women in the business world and in life. She was the first woman to own her own film company and the first to go on national television showing her pregnancy. Big steps for the Women's Movement of the 50's and 60's.
Nuclear welding certifications and industrial standards are set by the ASME. What are the nuclear welding standards and how do you earn a nuclear welding certification?
This article discusses some issues involved in cross-cultural communication. One of the first steps to find a solution to a problem is recognizing what factors might be contributing to the problem.
This is a continuation of the topic "Communicate in a business environment", as requested by some audience!
Average employee office space has decreased dramatically since the cubicle was introduced, but at what cost to workers? Cubicle courtesy tips can help reduce stress, enhance productivity, and maintain harmony.
The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) conducts open and departmental examinations for recruitment and promotion in government organizations. Details about the exam and tips to crack it are given in this article.
Here's how to protect against a bad or dubious Chinese supplier by using a documentary letter of credit as a payment method and safeguarding your deposits.
A joint-stock company (JSC) is a form of company or joint venture involving two or more individuals that own shares of stock in the business. Certificates of ownership ("shares") are issued by the corporation in return for each financial...
Recently, the behaviors of follower-subordinates began to be recognized as important to organizations as leaders and managers. This hub presents three models of effective followership.
Sometimes businesses change hands and you end up with a new boss. Here are some tips for employees on how to deal with a change in management or a transfer of business ownership
Not sure what to write in a thank-you note or appreciation message for a customer, client, or business partner? Check out these guidelines and tips to get started.
Forecasting is one of the important aspects of administration. The comer-stone of successful marketing planning is the measurement and forecasting of market demand. A sales forecast is an estimation of sales volume that a company can expect to attain within the plan period.
Understanding business problems and their causes and understanding techniques for solving business problems, a guidance for NVQ Level 3 unit on Business and Administration
This article discusses the nature, purpose, and scope of an audit and review. It is very useful for students taking ACCA, CA, or any other auditing papers.
Do you have an annoying co-worker? Difficult co-workers are the worst! Whether it is a jerk, gossip, whiner, slacker, or inconsiderate co-worker, here is how to deal with them at work.
Sample farewell speeches for a colleague and friend that announces their resignation, transfer, or retirement. Includes how to write your own goodbye message to an employee that's leaving.
These tips on how to write a resignation letter will come in handy one day when you decide to quit your job and move on.
Networking groups are definitely not all the same. Nor are they all equal in terms of the sales and referral opportunities. Pros and cons of popular networking group types are explored.
This article highlights the types of leadership styles American president's like Barack Obama must display to be an effective world leader.
The first few seconds of a phone call has the most influence on a client. It sets the tone. I'll discuss proper phone etiquette, how to answer, how to be prepared to take notes, and how to show professionalism.
Break-even analysis is the relationship between cost volume and profits at various levels of activity, with an emphasis on the break-even point.
How do you write an apology letter to an employee? What is an example of a sample apology letter to an employee?
Read about famous, greatest and the best businessmen from India. These top 10 Indian Entrepreneurs will definitely inspire you to become a great businessman.
"Think win-win" is a simple idea. Many people claim to do it. Few make the real changes in their hearts and truly live win-win. Let's look deeper.
What is 5C workplace organisation and how is it implemented? This article will tell you how to reorganise your environment into something safer and more efficient.
PESTLE Analysis is a key tool for identifying external forces on an organization. It stands for Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal and Environmental. I will cover what PESTLE Analysis is, examples of the key driving forces and how it can be used to help the strategic direction of your organization.
These tips will help you write better reports and presentations. Think of reports and presentations as a journey for both you and your audience.
This unit gives a thorough knowledge and hands on skills on the purpose of producing high quality documents, know what resources are available in the organisation / company and how to use them, follow all the policies and procedures to produce documents and use resources and stay by the specifications.
A segue is very important when giving a public speech. Without a smooth transition, you could find your audience losing interest in what you are talking about. Learn all you need to know about how to make a proper segue.
This side-by-side comparison of avant-garde printing company Moo's business cards with two traditional business card options demonstrates the high quality and creativity of Moo's offerings.
When I landed my dream job in HR for a Fortune 500 company, there was one small catch, the Office Mean Girl (OMG). Despite backbiting, exclusion, and personal attacks, eventually I flourished.
Meetings and minute taking, types of minutes, a few tips on note taking during the meeting, and the different styles used for writing down notes.
Nearly 1 in 3 people is irritated by scented products that other people wear. Are coworkers, customers, and friends offended by your fragrances? Could you be making others sick? What you need to know.
Benefits are clearly important to employees. They are considered a crucial organizational reward. To bring about desirable behavior in employees, organizations must implement reward systems.
Employees facing Tough Managers, Bully Bosses and Illegal Harassers have three important action items. This is the second in a two-part series, "When the Boss is a Bully, or Worse."
Need to write a farewell speech for a great boss or manager who is retiring or leaving the company? Not sure where to start or how best to go about it? Check out these guidelines and tips to get started. A sample retirement speech is also included to help you in your speech-writing process.
Interning is a necessary step to getting career experience. But the nature of internships brings about certain challenges. Here are 7 common challenges and how to overcome them.
My "Characteristics of the Ideal Employee" comes from 15 years' consensus of employers in a range of industries. These ideals can help you gain a job and earn promotions. See some added new tips!
A study guide to a Principles of Management course, according to the text "Management: Leading & Collaborating in the Competitive World (11th ed.)."
This article will break down the definition of retaliation claims and protected classes, as well as how these claims can succeed where hostile work environment claims fail.
Which are the best leaders - formal leaders or informal leaders? What's the difference between formal vs informal leaders? This guide helps you understand leadership types.
Here are six key aspects of an athlete's sponsorship agreement, and how the athlete and the sponsor can each protect their interests.
Learning how to speak properly is all about developing great oratory and conversational skills that boost your personal and professional image. Let's take a look at how you can master the art of conversation and say goodbye to those Ummmms, Errrrrs and long pauses while you speak to your friends, family and work colleagues on the phone or face to face. You'll be surprised what a big difference improved speaking skills can make in your life!
5 Whys root cause analysis is a powerful but very simple tool for identifying root causes. It allows us to solve problems rather than just applying a band aid.
What are the seven sources of opportunity as defined by Peter Drucker? What are the sources of opportunity for your business?
If a supervisor or bullying boss has turned your once likeable job into a series of humiliating and degrading confrontations, then do not file a complaint with Human Resources for help. Human Resources is not your friend.
The new civil rights movement (represented by the Black Lives Matter Movement and other activist groups) has marked a resurgence in racial consciousness. Listed below are five game changers for the workplace.
Are you are working hard at getting a new job, sending out resumes, getting interviews, and being told you only have to pass a reference check, but then not get the job? Multiple people have recently contacted me about this exact scenario...
What 5S Games or 5S training simulations are available and how they can help you train your staff in implementing a 5S program for Lean Manufacturing.
Sometimes in business, you simply cannot avoid writing a letter that has bad news. However, you can try to write the letter in such a way as to maintain a good relationship with the recipient.
A comprehensive business analysis of P&G’s skin and personal care products in the United Kingdom (UK) market.
This hub deals with quality standards, customer complaints, monitoring customer satisfaction, dealing with problems and continuous growth for internal customers
There are 10 strong characteristics that would define an excellent employee. These attributes can be introduced in a job interview and expanded in job performance. The influence of these qualities can carry an employee's career a long way when routinely practiced.
This article explores Hyundai's competitive advantage and strategy, on how it has established itself as one of the largest multinational conglomerates in the world.
You may be considering a job transfer and be able to benefit from the enclosed Transfer Request Letter. However, you may want to master current job tasks before moving to another job site.
A majority of workers experience chronic stress. If you are considering taking a "stress leave" from your job, learn what you need to know before you request a medical leave of absence for anxiety, depression, or another mental health condition.
Many people go to an Unemployment Hearing with no idea of what to expect. There are even very skilled attorneys that are ill prepared for them because they have not experience in these special types of proceedings. This article will discuss the general process of the hearing,
So, what should you do if you are a victim of workplace bullying? Although the quiz I've provided refers to what you've experienced in your whole career, the need to take action depends upon how many of these indications you are currently experiencing.
This unit gives a thorough understanding of how to take minutes, how to prepare for meetings, what policies and procedures are to be followed, how and why.
The situational leadership theory stresses that different situations demand different kinds of leadership. How does the situational leadership theory work? How does a leader adapt to situations?
Here are 7 tips that helped me prepare for and pass the 12 mini-scenarios portion of the NBCMI Oral Exam and obtain my national medical interpreter certification.
Factors that influence solutions to business problems, and how to evaluate approaches to solving business problems: an NVQ unit for the Diploma in Business and Administration.
Candidates will have a good understanding of how to evaluate and improve their own performance by using the feedback from others. They should also be able to draw a learning plan to help them improve their performance.
Amazon.com has a pretty bad rap when it comes to how they treat their employees. Here is my experience with the time that I spent working for the world's largest online retailer. I actually enjoyed it.
Abuse in the workplace should not be tolerated. Bosses have to respect and appreciate all employees. Watch out for early signs that your boss is abusive.
Starting with preparation, then the meeting, the closing, and of course, the follow-up, here are the four stages of a meeting explained, whether you need help with your business class homework or you're just really in need of a better meeting strategy at work.
We all have to work. What can the quotes from famous people tell us about how to work harder, smarter, better while being happier and more successful?
An overview of the business cultures of France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and the UK.
Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) may be good news for stockholders, but what do they mean for employees? Know what to anticipate. Here are 10 insights from an HR insider.
Shows how six sigma level of a process (process sigma), can be calculated with use of the upper tolerance limit (UTL), lower tolerance limit (LTL), mean, and Standard deviation of a process.
If someone owes you money, you need to send a demand letter before you sue them. Here you will learn how to write a demand letter, and see a sample you can use as a model.
Usually "Location, location, location" applies to a time-honored principle of real estate. But it also has implications for all business, including marketing, advertising, sales, management and HR.
Operations Management tools, when properly implemented, reduce cost, waste, and risk. They are essential to business success and profitability. Here's how to use them!
Learn how to support an organisation’s overall mission and purpose while working as part of a team. Business and Administration Certificate (NVQ) Group B optional unit, level three, four credits.
Recognizing the work efforts of employees is important to keep them happy and motivated. This article offers a detailed perspective how to write appreciation messages and appreciation notes for employees at work.
Are you searching for cheap rewards or cheap incentives for your employees? This article explains how to reward employees on a budget using low cost and inexpensive rewards for employee incentive and appreciation.
A free and complete software development proposal template with budget, ROI and CAGR formulas and instructions. Detailed instructions to help you prepare a winning software development proposal.
As more businesses fail in this challenging economy, understanding the key factors in business success is crucial to the survivors, to entrepreneurs, and to new start up companies. Know these factors, re-design your business, and succeed.
Choosing to become a lady is empowering and the benefits are numerous. Learn how to be a lady, how to act like a lady, how to dress like a lady, how to be ladylike, how to act proper, and the benefits
A financial market is a place for buying and selling of financial securities such as stocks and bonds. It facilitates: The raising of capital (in the capital markets) The transfer of risk (in the derivatives markets In matching those who...
Here are 10 vital things you should know about your audience before you write and deliver your speech.
This unit helps a candidate understand how to plan and organise meetings, how to prepare for a meeting, how to support the running of a meeting, and how to follow up on a meeting.
DMAIC means Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, & Control. It can create breakthrough improvements in operations. But does DMAIC really work? Maybe . . .
All employees complain - the good ones and the bad ones. It's up to supervisors to determine how to address the complaint. This article will cover how to effectively handle employee complaints.
Qualitative and quantitative statistical analysis can be very helpful to a business or organization wishing to formulate an effective marketing strategy. Yet, understanding qualitative and quantitative statistics and its tools can be very confusing....
Training someone else to do your job can be a hard thing to do. Each experience is unique, since you are dealing with a unique person each and every time. Learn how to train someone properly.
Are you interested in subscribing to either Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Fortune, Money, BusinessWeek, or The Economist? Check here for my opinions on each first!
Is your boss an evil, abusive jerk? How to identify a Bad Boss. Professional advice on what do to about toxic managers, and how to keep from going crazy.
A look at what you need to know when preparing your Statement of Purpose, to get into business school. It could mean the difference between getting into the business school of your dreams, or not.
For many years, people have seen the eagle as a symbol of beauty, bravery, courage, honour, pride, determination, and grace. Here are some things we can learn from it.
It's performance review time, and the boss has some less-than-glowing feedback about your work. Here's how to deal with negative or unfair job feedback like a real cowboy. Tips from an HR ranch hand.
Questioning technique or questioning skills is an important aspect in customer services and in other industries where you deal with clients or talk to clients.
Learn what the most expensive lawyers say to managers about what they should and should not do, to avoid getting sued by employees. You, as an employee, can use this information to your advantage.
There are many advantages to teamwork but also some downsides. This article lists the problems that can occur.
A list of good paying hospital careers or medical job opportunities that only need a certification. These healthcare professions only need two years of training or less.
A diary system is maintained to utilise time and complete tasks and appointments in a very effective and efficient way. It helps the organisation as a whole and helps manage my own and other people’s time too. Diaries can be maintained either manually or electronically.
How reporting to work ill hurts coworkers, customers, employers, and the sick employee. Don't spread the love. Take to your sick bed.
Both employees and employers benefit when workers use their own personal smartphones and other devices on the job. But companies must protect themselves from potential legal liabilities.
If you have unused web domains, you can earn some revenue with useful content and placement of ads while they’re parked. I'll explain how it's done.
Trouble at work? How to respond to allegations of misbehavior in the workplace. Use these tips in dealing with an HR investigator if you are accused of rules violations on the job.
Mental illness affects 1 in 5 American adults at any point in time. Learn how to effectively manage your work relationships when someone you work with is mentally ill.
This article examines the three generic strategies discovered by Michael Porter. Each firm should adopt one of these strategies to provide sustained profitability.
If you're unsure how to close a formal letter or simply tired of signing off letters and emails with "sincerely" or "regards," take one of these zingers for a spin!
It is important to be able to process NSSF payroll so that you can make payment. Manual payrolls are no longer allowed. This article will help you do this in the shortest time possible.
I counsel a lot of people who have been written up or terminated from their jobs. Most people who are terminated feel that there was an injustice done.
A project without a plan is like a vacation without an itinerary. You'll get lost, miss your flight, and have a miserable time. And you'll probably get fired, too! Make a clear project plan, and deliver great results on time and under budget - every time! Here's how!
Many project managers don't know the difference between a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and an Activity List. On small projects, it doesn't matter much. But on larger ones, it's crucial to understand the difference, and to do a good job on each one.
Tough Managers, Bully Bosses and Illegal Harassers differ in their motivations and behaviors. Understand the differences.
Though introverts are often overlooked in the workplace, they have much to offer your company. Introverts are independent, creative, and productive employees who can bring tremendous value to your company.
Social media contacts reflect you! With the use of Facebook,Twitter, and other social media apps becoming so popular, small business owners are beginning to reconsider the traditional business card design and opting for designs that include their social media contact links.
Have you been unfairly dismissed?Find out exactly what constitutes a lawful and unlawful dismissal, and the different types of redundancies in a business. We will look at a case of age discrimination.
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of marginal costing (also called direct, variable, and contribution costing) in accounting.
Tips from an HR professional about how the employee complaint investigation process works. What you need to know if you're being investigated or if you are filing a complaint of your own.
Want your meetings to be more productive and more efficient? Incorporate these five essential elements of an agenda. They will create a road map to success while increasing participant engagement.
Active listening is about listening to people and understanding them, rather than being understood. It is about valuing the speaker, their speech and their feelings and also finding out the unspoken.
The NVQ Level 3 diploma in Business and Administration concerns Unit 303, working in a business environment.
This hub describes different decision-making models, steps to take them and their pros and cons. Some common decision traps are also briefly discussed.
Examining Office and Workplace lighting, with a particular interest in the belief that brighter light is most conducive to higher productivity. Source material is academic and scientific, with support from industry and soft sciences where appropriate.
HR professionals must find creative ways to stay up-to-date on trends and employment law changes in the workplace.
Consumer Protection (Electronic Trade Transactions) Regulations 2012 came into operation on 1 July 2013 to protect users from online fraudsters. How will this change affect you as eCommerce operator?
From calling you the wrong name to pointing out imperfections in your appearance, find out how bitchy bosses make you feel inferior. Their calculated moves are used to make them feel more powerful and you feel weak and self-conscious. But, once you spot their maneuvers, you can counteract them!
The current state of the economy has increased the number of people out of work and looking for work a hundredfold. Human resource professionals have a much more diverse group to select from.
Read a collection of original farewell messages for colleagues, bosses, and employees that you can incorporate into your own personal message.
It’s been said that the importance of a job is inversely proportional to the number of adjectives in its title.
It is not unusual for there to be friction between co-workers who work side by side at the job site. It is very important for management to address the matter before things blow up at work.
You've submitted your resignation, and now Human Resources requests an exit interview. Here's why you should say no and suggestions for how to decline. Don't get trapped in this no win situation.
This unit under the OCR qualification for Level 3 diploma in business and administration helps a candidate to fully understand the complete procedures of ordering products and services, how to maintain relationships with suppliers and service providers, and how and why to go for good quality products at the same time with best value for money, and have a thorough knowledge of the supply chain and how it works.
Is your job secure? Learn the warning signs that a layoff could be imminent. An insider reveals what HR isn't telling you about company downsizing.
Muri, the Japanese term for “overburden,” and refers to the strain that we put on our workers by failing to smooth production and standardise our processes.
What is a Histogram or Bar Chart, how do we make them, and how can we use them with other quality improvement tools to drive Continuous Process Improvement?
Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the heart of all economic activities in Vietnam. Investing in Ho Chi Minh City is a smart move for your money, and this hub summarizes the reasons why.
Renewing your TCFP Firefighter certification can be confusing if you're renewing individually. This article breaks down TCFP renewal requirements, how to complete continuing education, and the process for renewing via FIDO.
Want to write a thank you note or letter of appreciation to an employee for a job well done and don’t know how best to go about doing it? Here is a guide you can use to express gratitude to your staff for their efforts, good job, hard work, dedication, or excellent performance.
The unexpected death of a colleague in the workplace can present a number of challenges. HR and management can implement a number of measures that acknowledges the emotional state of their workers and provides support during this difficult time.
Learn how to conduct an employee investigation and how to tell when someone is lying. These are the techniques skilled investigators use to make credibility determinations when conducting workplace investigations.
Teamwork can increase efficiency, create a sense of ownership, and raise morale. Here is a list of 15 advantages that teamwork can bring to the workplace.
An overview of the conscious capitalism philosophy and several companies that practice the conscious capitalism business model, which includes a higher minimum wage and better employee benefits.
Six Sigma Quality Management is often touted as a solution for operations management and cost problems. But, if your company is not ready, Six Sigma can make things worse. Learn why, and how to determine whether your company is ready for Six Sigma.
Are you busting your butt at your job to no avail? Working hard is not enough. Add some new skills to finally get noticed: Artful Brown-Nosing, Strategic Advice Seeking, and Shameless Horn Tooting.
TIMWOOD is a mnemonic to remember the seven wastes in lean manufacturing: transport, inventory, motion, waiting, overproduction, over-processing, and defects. Learn more about each component below!