Posts Tagged ‘auto shop organization’

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Effective Hiring Techniques in Automotive Repair

Monday, March 27, 2017 18:00

Hiring employees is a critical aspect of managing an automotive repair business. Mistakes can be very costly while prudence can bring very positive results. Skills are important and are the basis for bringing people onboard but there are many other … Continue reading

 
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Performing an Auto Repair Annual Business Strategy Check Up

Monday, November 28, 2016 22:34

Before the start of a new year a business should conduct a review of the strategies that will be employed to guide the company. Everything begins with strategy and all planning such as budgeting is dictated by the strategies to … Continue reading

 
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3 Points on Business Culture in Automotive Repair

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 2:12

  The values and practices shared by the members of an organization are referred to as organizational culture. In a small business the culture is largely determined by the owner. A clear mission and value proposition are the foundation of … Continue reading

 
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Business Culture and the Work Environment

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 2:03

    The culture of a small business is determined by the owner and can be either positive or negative. Business culture can have a significant impact on the work environment and ultimately business success. A positive business culture will … Continue reading

 
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Building Relationships in Automotive Repair

Saturday, October 1, 2016 18:45

Business success is built on relationships. And in business there are 3 basic types of relationships – those with superiors, those with peers and those with subordinates. People learn to work with superiors in order to be employed but pressure … Continue reading

 
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Relationships with Subordinates in Automotive Repair

Saturday, October 1, 2016 18:05

  Relationships with subordinates may be the least challenging of the business relationship types as the subordinate must please the person in a position of authority. However relationships with subordinates are an important key to success and efforts to foster … Continue reading

 
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Relationships with Peers in Automotive Repair

Saturday, October 1, 2016 17:55

  Unlike relationships between superiors and subordinates – peer to peer relationships involve interacting with others while neither party has a position of authority. This can be somewhat challenging as all people are different. For example, sometimes a bit of … Continue reading

 
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The People Factor in an Auto Repair Shop System Implementation

Friday, August 26, 2016 0:15

The people involved in a software system implementation are a critical part of the process. They can be even more important than the system itself. The employees of a business will have different attributes and traits that will impact any … Continue reading

 
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Employee Management in a Small Business Environment

Monday, April 4, 2016 1:59

Many small business owners started as a successful professional in their line of work with enough initiative and the communication skills to become a business owner. And with a business comes employees. The skills needed to manage and get the … Continue reading

 
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Providing Employee Feedback in a Small Business Environment

Monday, April 4, 2016 1:49

They say a good manager praises in public and criticizes in private. The fact is that criticism can be offered in a constructive way or a negative way. Nothing will demotivate an employee more than criticism delivered in a negative … Continue reading

 
 
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