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  • Cultural intelligence is knowledge about culture, awareness about yourself and other and behaviours of yourself and others put together. I ensure that I look at people from their point of view rather than mine, so that I know exactly how they...

    NVQ - Demonstrate Understanding of Customer Service - Part 2

    NVQ - Demonstrate Understanding of Customer Service - Part 2

    by livingsta0

  • The Iron Triangle is the 3 components of management- scope, schedule, and budget. Managers must use these 3 aspects to reach the ultimate goal of quality.

    The Iron Triangle Of Management

    The Iron Triangle Of Management

    by Yaseen Essack0

  • Find out what Re REally stands for and what the heck a CC is. If you've ever looked at the lines of a blank Fax Cover Page and wondered what to write, check out this Hub.

    How to Fill out a Fax Cover Page

    How to Fill out a Fax Cover Page

    by Britney0

  • 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.

    Types of Business Networking Groups

    Types of Business Networking Groups

    by Heidi Thorne13

  • Are you considering a career in project management? Here's a real-life look at what a project manager does, and what it takes to succeed in this career.

    A Day in the Life of a Project Manager

    A Day in the Life of a Project Manager

    by Lauren4

  • Are you someone who has a difficult time finding your place in the workforce? Or maybe you're self-employed and aren't excelling in business as quickly as you'd like. Learn to take to ignore what is considered to be your weaknesses and learn to harness your strengths.

    What We Can Learn From People With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    What We Can Learn From People With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    by Alexis Wainwright4

  • 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.

    The 4 Stages of an Effective Meeting, Explained

    The 4 Stages of an Effective Meeting, Explained

    by Kierstin Gunsberg1

  • 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.

    Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Vietnam

    Top 10 Reasons to Invest in Vietnam

    by Hanh Vu4

  • A unique collection of originally-written inspirational and motivational quotes about hard work. Find assurance that hard work pays and that working hard will lead you to success.

    Inspirational and Motivational Hard-Work Quotes

    Inspirational and Motivational Hard-Work Quotes

    by princesswithapen4

  • If you've recently taken a new position as a supervisor or manager with hiring responsibilities, you need to know what to ask and what not to ask during the selection process. Here are the basics.

    Interviewing Do's and Don'ts for New Managers

    Interviewing Do's and Don'ts for New Managers

    by Christine Mulberry0

  • This article covers what it takes to not only be a supervisor, but to be a leader. The author's own experiences are provided to give real world experience in being a good supervisor in the workplace.

    20 Tips on Being a Great Boss

    20 Tips on Being a Great Boss

    by David Livermore39

  • 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.

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    Will Six Sigma Help Operations Management in Your Company?

    by Sid Kemp15

  • Shift work is something hundreds of thousands of people experience on a daily basis. Are you up to the task of working in a profession that requires shift work? Find out in this article.

    What Is Shift Work?

    What Is Shift Work?

    by David Livermore26

  • Writing a self-evaluation is an important tool for a company to assess your performance and show your superiors that you should be awarded a raise or promotion. At the very least, a performance review gives you the opportunity to determine whether you are in the right job or career and make adjustments accordingly.

    How to Prepare a Useful Self-Evaluation: Get a Raise or Promotion

    How to Prepare a Useful Self-Evaluation: Get a Raise or Promotion

    by Stephanie Hicks24

  • 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?

    Nuclear Welding Certification

    Nuclear Welding Certification

    by Tamara Wilhite0

  • The common perception is that working in an office is safe and free from dangers. However, the truth is that offices can be very dangerous to your health...

    The Hidden Dangers of Working in an Office

    The Hidden Dangers of Working in an Office

    by CWanamaker9

  • 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.

    The Worst Boss Ever - The Boss From Hell

    The Worst Boss Ever - The Boss From Hell

    by Marcy Goodfleisch63

  • As a supervisor handling a difficult employee can be one of the most stressful things on the job. This article instructs you on how you can manage those difficult employees effectively.

    10 Tips on Dealing With Difficult Employees

    10 Tips on Dealing With Difficult Employees

    by David Livermore24

  • Understanding the History of Lean Manufacturing, how and why it developed, will help you in implementing lean effectively to improve your organization.

    History of Lean Manufacturing

    History of Lean Manufacturing

    by Tony9

  • Conducting lunch meetings can be a productive means for accomplishing work that must be completed. Employees and clients are given the opportunity to meet in a more relaxed work setting. Care should be given for planning where the meeting is to take place.

    The Benefits of Conducting Lunch Meetings

    The Benefits of Conducting Lunch Meetings

    by Christine McDade2

  • You can spend upwards of 30 – 50 hours a week with your co-workers in the same office. Is it any wonder that over time, some of the things your office mates say and do start to drive you bonkers?

    Office Etiquette Rules You Should Never Ignore

    Office Etiquette Rules You Should Never Ignore

    by Sally Hayes0

  • Our organisation together with (______________) the Police department, the Fire department, the Health department, the Education department and also the Town & Parish Councils, works towards community engagement. They work towards...

    NVQ - Demonstrate Understanding of Customer Service - Part 1

    NVQ - Demonstrate Understanding of Customer Service - Part 1

    by livingsta0

  • What are good communication skills? What is the best single communication skill you can learn? How do you learn it?

    Great Communication Skills

    Great Communication Skills

    by DreamerMeg19

  • 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.

    3 Top Models of Courageous Followership

    3 Top Models of Courageous Followership

    by ecoggins2

  • A thought leader is someone who influences a community, network, industry, or the public because of his or her expertise, knowledge, and experience in a particular field. But what does that mean?

    What Is Thought Leadership?

    What Is Thought Leadership?

    by Heidi Thorne14

  • Planning tools, recipes, templates, and easy invitations to make planning a potluck meal at work easy and effortless are just a few clicks away. Learn more about how to plan an office potluck party!

    How to Plan a Potluck Lunch at Work

    How to Plan a Potluck Lunch at Work

    by Sally Hayes3

  • Does a perfectly competitive market exist anywhere in the world? The best answer is, "No," because perfect competition is an "ideal." Not reality. So, how far from "ideal" is America's market system?

    What Is a Competitive and Free Marketplace?

    What Is a Competitive and Free Marketplace?

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD7

  • In places of work, learning, healing and creating, cultural competence is key to people from various cultures to learn, work, plan and develop together. This is a simple guide to cultural competence.

    A Simple Guide to Cultural Competence

    A Simple Guide to Cultural Competence

    by Mohan Kumar2

  • Here is a typical Bread Line or Unemployment Line back in the 1930s, but we're having them today as well. Dishonesty, evasion, or lack of integrity on the job can be the culprit, as well as lack of training and misunderstandings. It is important to be honest, straightforward, and forthcoming on the job with your management...

    Top 10 Reasons 21st Century Employees Get Fired

    Top 10 Reasons 21st Century Employees Get Fired

    by Patty Inglish MS132

  • Save money and the environment by following a few of these eco-friendly business meeting tips. Becoming an environmentally conscious business is good for publicity and good for developing your brand.

    How to Create an Eco-Friendly Workplace

    How to Create an Eco-Friendly Workplace

    by Sally Hayes2

  • This articles gives you tips on what to expect in a teaching job interview and what kind of questions you are likely to hear. Based on actual experiences from teachers in real job interviews.

    Teaching Job Interview Questions

    Teaching Job Interview Questions

    by Sharilee Swaity19

  • Not cool with public speaking? Yeah, I wasn't either, especially because I exude awkwardness. Thankfully, I've overcome my presentation/speech-giving fear. Here's how I did it!

    Public Speaking Tips for the Socially Awkward

    Public Speaking Tips for the Socially Awkward

    by Simone Haruko Smith27

  • An organization has positions that are required to be filled. The company must establish a pay scale so it can pay the employees based on job descriptions and duties. It could be a tricky situation when deciding the right pay compensation.

    Internal and External Equity Comparison

    Internal and External Equity Comparison

    by Kaman Teine0

  • An employer checklist to assess potential legal exposure before discharging an employee. Reduce the risk of wrongful discharge litigation by proactively identifying and addressing legal risks of employee termination before taking action.

    A Checklist for Employers Before Discharging Employees

    A Checklist for Employers Before Discharging Employees

    by Deborah Neyens24

  • Process costing is useful when an industrial process goes through a number of stages and the output of one stage of the process becomes the input for the next.

    The Objectives of Process Costing

    The Objectives of Process Costing

    by Peter Hann0

  • A tongue-in-cheek look at 10 ways to demoralize your employees. Describes how things are done in some businesses. Corporate culture that doesn't motivate employees can mean death to an organization.

    10 Ways to Demoralize Your Employees

    10 Ways to Demoralize Your Employees

    by AJ25

  • Are filthy words like f-bombs spewing in your workplace? Here's what you need to know about cussing at the office: why we curse, the social side of swearing, and what a dirty mouth says about you.

    Profanity in the Workplace

    Profanity in the Workplace

    by FlourishAnyway105

  • Burnout isn't just about working too much. Feeling unfulfilled at work and resentment play a major role in burning out. Here's how to deal with your feelings of resentment at work.

    How to Deal With Job Resentment the Right Way

    How to Deal With Job Resentment the Right Way

    by KV Lo10

  • This tutorial on how to create a P-chart in Minitab includes sample data to follow along with. Explore this short explanation and an analysis of the results.

    How to Create a P-Chart in Minitab 18

    How to Create a P-Chart in Minitab 18

    by Joshua Crowder2

  • 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...

    Financial Markets in Pakistan

    Financial Markets in Pakistan

    by hafeezrm83

  • 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.

    Monetize Your Unused Parked Domains

    Monetize Your Unused Parked Domains

    by Glenn Stok4

  • Despite my gut feeling that it was a bad idea, I hired X for many reasons. Eventually, after eight long, demoralizing months, she gave the jig up and simply never came back.

    The Hiring and Firing of a Sociopath

    The Hiring and Firing of a Sociopath

    by Sophia Heresford5

  • 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.

    How to Handle Telephone Calls in a Businesslike Manner

    How to Handle Telephone Calls in a Businesslike Manner

    by Glenn Stok20

  • 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.

    Hyundai's Competitive Advantage & Strategy

    Hyundai's Competitive Advantage & Strategy

    by unrealist0

  • Right livelihood is earning a living in an ethical way. The goal is not just prosperity, but personal fulfillment and the benefit of all humanity. It is based on traditional Buddhist teaching.

    Right Livelihood: The Quest for Ethical Work

    Right Livelihood: The Quest for Ethical Work

    by Catherine Giordano17

  • Becoming a manager can be easy; becoming a leader is more complicated. Let's look at some common leadership anti-patterns (examples of what not to do) in an effort to avoid the common pitfalls.

    Common Leadership Anti-Patterns

    Common Leadership Anti-Patterns

    by Mike Shoemake0

  • This article discusses the adoption of lean manufacturing by the United States and how these lean principles help to reduce costs and reduce wastes to enhance business performance. Three of the biggest lean applications adopted from the Toyota Production system are discussed briefly.

    Valuable Lean Manufacturing Tools That Can Improve Business

    Valuable Lean Manufacturing Tools That Can Improve Business

    by Joshua Crowder0

  • Being a layoff survivor can be awkward for you and scary for the coworkers around you who were let go. This article walks through what you can do to help those coworkers get back on their feet.

    How to Act Around Laid Off Coworkers

    How to Act Around Laid Off Coworkers

    by Max Dalton0

  • This Hub provides a basic introduction to some of the primary factors that must go into the decision about what to charge for products/services. It will help anyone, seasoned marketers (by being a reminder), and new marketers, because it looks closely at pricing considerations that can help in development of sound pricing strategies.

    Four Questions to Ask Before Making Product Pricing Decisions

    Four Questions to Ask Before Making Product Pricing Decisions

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD11

  • Social media platforms can help keep you up to date on the latest trends in your particular profession. But if not used properly, these tools can hurt your job prospects and damage your reputation.

    These 10 Social Media Habits Are Bad for Your Career

    These 10 Social Media Habits Are Bad for Your Career

    by Sally Hayes1

  • 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.

    Human Resources Management Selection Tools

    Human Resources Management Selection Tools

    by Cameron Corniuk3

  • This Hub examines methods used to set prices when a company has more than one product for sale. From using a "skimming" strategy while bringing a new product to market, to bundling old and new products together, into a "package deal," this article explores pricing structures used by companies with several market offerings.

    Product Pricing Strategies

    Product Pricing Strategies

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD0

  • Few people would argue with the fact that that workers who enjoy job satisfaction are likely to be the most productive, and for many it is the ultimate goal - to do something they like and to get paid for it.

    The Top Ten Questions About Job Satisfaction

    The Top Ten Questions About Job Satisfaction

    by bigmikeh5

  • Effective leadership is vital in any organization, but achieving the correct style for the challenges faced can be difficult. This article looks at ten common styles of leadership.

    10 Different Leadership Styles

    10 Different Leadership Styles

    by Paul Goodman1

  • In every office, a large volume of communication like letters, circulars, telegrams are sent to outsiders or received from them. Inside the organisation also written materials are exchanged between different departments. A planned and efficient handling of the mail is essential for the success of any business organisation. It is described as the backbone and an integral part of an office.

    NVQ: Handle and Distribute Mail and Packages in Business and Administration

    NVQ: Handle and Distribute Mail and Packages in Business and Administration

    by livingsta1

  • Cold calling used to be a way that salespeople could gain new clients. But that technique is not working as good as in the past. Find out why and what this new selling environment means for sales.

    Why Cold Calling Is Dying and What It Means for Sales

    Why Cold Calling Is Dying and What It Means for Sales

    by Heidi Thorne7

  • Delegation plays an important role in the performance of duties in the workplace. Wise managers recognize the value with entrusting subordinates with delegated responsibilities.

    How to Delegate Tasks to Subordinates

    How to Delegate Tasks to Subordinates

    by Christine McDade0

  • While employees generally look for ways to promote and advance throughout their career, some employees have valid reasons to take a lesser paying job.

    Why Employees Take Job Demotions

    Why Employees Take Job Demotions

    by Christine McDade2

  • A tongue-in-cheek look at the just cause standard for discharge. Learn the five sure-fire ways you can get fired from a corporate employment attorney's perspective.

    Five Ways to Get Fired

    Five Ways to Get Fired

    by Deborah Neyens126

  • Learn how to maintain your cool and handle disagreements at work with poise and professionalism. How you handle conflict says a lot about you so make sure you're putting your best foot forward.

    How to Handle Disagreements at Work

    How to Handle Disagreements at Work

    by Sally Hayes0

  • 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.

    15 Tips on How to Supervise Supervisors

    15 Tips on How to Supervise Supervisors

    by David Livermore7

  • Have you got good written communication skills and great attention to detail? A career as a Bid Manager may be the ideal role for you!

    How to Become a Bid Manager

    How to Become a Bid Manager

    by Stephanie Elford0

  • 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.

    Dismissals—Lawful, Unlawful, and Redundancy

    Dismissals—Lawful, Unlawful, and Redundancy

    by Yaseen Essack2

  • Thinking of joining a controversial company, or one that doesn't share your values? Already work for one? Here are tips on deciding about that job offer and surviving your employment.

    Should You Work for a Controversial Company?

    Should You Work for a Controversial Company?

    by FlourishAnyway69

  • Business strategies for improving net income and bottom-line financial results. Options include contingency planning and negotiating.

    How to Improve the Bottom Line

    How to Improve the Bottom Line

    by Stephen Bush0

  • While developing friendships in the workplace may be a part of life, it is important for supervisors to remember that the perception of favoritism can be very disruptive for the work environment. When employees think a supervisor is giving preferential treatment to a subordinate due to their personal relationship, there is likely to be some backlash from the others who will be resentful toward such treatment.

    Friendship Between Supervisors and Subordinates

    Friendship Between Supervisors and Subordinates

    by Christine McDade2

  • 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.

    Companies That Practice Conscious Capitalism

    Companies That Practice Conscious Capitalism

    by chet thomas0

  • Good customer service is the key to success whether business is conducted online or in a store. Read on to learn key strategies and how small businesses actually have more leverage.

    How to Excel in a Small Business

    How to Excel in a Small Business

    by Catherine Tally10

  • I have managed projects for over 25 years and there are a few golden rules I have learned from these projects that are standard on any type of project. I share them here.

    10 Golden Rules of Project Management

    10 Golden Rules of Project Management

    by Kerdon10

  • A monopoly market exists when there is huge number of buyers but small or very limited number of sellers in the market. Like any other market structure a monopoly market has its advantages and disadvantages to both the buyer and the seller. In...

    Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Monopoly Market

    Advantages And Disadvantages Of A Monopoly Market

    by Knownai30

  • Resource planning can be painful. This article identifies all of the information you'll need to gather before starting, and then walks you through using that to build out a resource allocation file.

    How to Do Resource Allocation in Excel

    How to Do Resource Allocation in Excel

    by Max Dalton0

  • 25 tips for successful and effective public speaking. Your speeches and presentations are a breeze when you work these basics properly. When you emphasize content over style.

    25 Powerful Tips for Effective Public Speaking

    25 Powerful Tips for Effective Public Speaking

    by Kuan Leong Yong6

  • Different situations call for different types of leadership. Does your company need a visionary, a peacemaker, a motivator, or an architect? Probably all four. Can you be all types of leader, and know which type to be when? Or can you build a leadership team with all these qualities?

    The Four Types of Leaders

    The Four Types of Leaders

    by Sid Kemp32

  • 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.

    Types of Sales Forecasting

    Types of Sales Forecasting

    by santhov3

  • This article defines the "social loafing" tendency in work teams, and provides practical ways to prevent and eliminate the tendency.

    Preventing Social Loafing

    Preventing Social Loafing

    by Jess Newton0

  • Practical strategies for improving business writing in organizations of all sizes. Key content writing problems and mistakes to avoid.

    How to Improve Business Writing

    How to Improve Business Writing

    by Stephen Bush2

  • More people than ever have tattoos in the UK. The British Association of Dermatologists stated that 1 in 5 of us has a tattoo in 2012. This article will explain how the law stands regarding those of us who have tattoos and how this affects our employment rights.

    Can You Be Fired for Having a Tattoo in the UK?

    Can You Be Fired for Having a Tattoo in the UK?

    by Katie2

  • PERT, the Project Evaluation and Review Technique, is a way of knowing if your project is on time and on budget. If it is running behind or over budget, you'll know how much extra time or money it will take to deliver. Here's how to do it!

    How to Use the PERT Chart for Project Management

    How to Use the PERT Chart for Project Management

    by Sid Kemp7

  • Tax breaks to churches costs the U.S. $71 billion a year while subverting freedom of religion for all and the free speech rights of churches.

    Should Churches Be Tax-Exempt?

    Should Churches Be Tax-Exempt?

    by Catherine Giordano45

  • Successful completion of a project requires managing much more than scope, time, and money. We must also address quality, risk, communications, and other factors. This article focuses on practical success and introduces the nine areas of project management as defined by the Project Management Institute.

    The Nine Areas of Project Management, and Why They Matter

    The Nine Areas of Project Management, and Why They Matter

    by Sid Kemp9

  • Business cards are one of the cheapest, easiest and most effective sales and networking tools. Get business cards tips for size, printing, photos, contact info and more!

    Business Card Tips for Sales and Networking

    Business Card Tips for Sales and Networking

    by Heidi Thorne21

  • If you have a business out there and you aren't doing most or all of these, you still have a lot of opportunity in front of you to increase sales and profits. Even the photos speak 1000 words about these businesses!

    16 Ways to Amaze and Impress Your Retail Customers

    16 Ways to Amaze and Impress Your Retail Customers

    by RetailRich0

  • Curious how to get public speaking gigs? Lots of authors and consultants are. Discover the most common sources for booking speaking engagements... and what it takes to get in!

    How to Get Public Speaking Gigs

    How to Get Public Speaking Gigs

    by Heidi Thorne12

  • This is a tutorial on how to create a Pareto chart in Minitab 18. It includes sample data to follow along with while a chart is constructed and explained.

    How to Create a Pareto Chart in Minitab 18

    How to Create a Pareto Chart in Minitab 18

    by Joshua Crowder0

  • Market segmentation helps businesses hone in on groups of prospects which can be the most viable. Find out what is market segmentation and how it is used in marketing.

    What is Market Segmentation?

    What is Market Segmentation?

    by Heidi Thorne4

  • 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.

    10 Reasons for Business Success or Failure

    10 Reasons for Business Success or Failure

    by ecoggins49

  • This article looks at a variety of factors associated with consumer buying behavior. First, it examines the four basic types of consumer buying behavior: Routine, limited decision making, extensive decision making, and impulse buying. Next, it takes a brief look at personal factors, and a more in-depth look at psychological factors affecting consumer buying behavior.

    Factors Affecting Consumer Buying Behavior

    Factors Affecting Consumer Buying Behavior

    by Sallie B Middlebrook PhD5

  • The internet is growing larger every day providing consumers more and more places to buy their goods. But, while online sales are booming, some traditional brick and mortar stores are taking a hit. In this article we'll address why this is happening and if traditional stores can really be saved.

    Why Are Brick & Mortar Stores Failing and Can They Be Saved?

    Why Are Brick & Mortar Stores Failing and Can They Be Saved?

    by Cleo Addams2

  • Coporate Globalization--Yes, it's true--the world is owned and run by the super-wealthy. Even since Ann Rand's "Atlas Shrugged", there has been a conspiracy theory that basically, all the world is owned and run by a select consortium of ultra-wealthy international corporations. These people aren't really humanitarians, either. The sole motive is profit.

    Corporate Globalization and Greed

    Corporate Globalization and Greed

    by Paradise725

  • Planning to take up a fulfilling job as online content writer or taking up writing as a career? Well as with all creative pursuits’ content writing also demands a fair bit of creativity apart from consistent quality. But when you have...

    Content Writer Interview Questions and Tips

    Content Writer Interview Questions and Tips

    by Vimlaksh G62

  • Any new manager or leader needs to learn how to delegate work if they hope to accomplish anything or motivate workers. Doing it right is critical. Here is what they need to know.

    How to Delegate

    How to Delegate

    by Christine Mulberry15

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