Posts Tagged ‘auto shop organization’

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6 Keys to Business Leadership

Saturday, January 4, 2014 20:52

Leadership is a critical component to business success. Looking at how leadership occurs can improve management effectiveness and business performance. The ability to elicit quality performance from others is the crux of leadership. Planning, communication and organization are the foundation … Continue reading

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6 Steps to Defining Organizational Structure in Auto Repair

Friday, January 3, 2014 3:10

Organizational structure is essential to growth in any business. An auto repair business – like many other small businesses – delivers services largely predicated on the preferences of their customer base and owner philosophy. Although the product delivered may be … Continue reading

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Annual Planning for the Auto Repair Business

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 22:37

The end of a calendar year marks the beginning of another. It signals the time to take stock of what has taken place in the preceding year and make plans for the upcoming year. Making an assessment of marketing, sales … Continue reading

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Create an Annual Marketing Plan and Budget for Auto Repair

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 22:19

Developing strategies and tactical plans to address specific areas of business should be compiled into an all-inclusive annual plan. This will provide a picture of the overall impact of the annual plan and allow adjustments to be made if necessary. … Continue reading

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Formulating Auto Repair Business Strategies for the Upcoming Year

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 22:05

After measuring key performance indicators and identifying trends in business results – strategies should be developed to address the most important areas. Enacting any plan of action involves strategy and tactics. Strategy refers to what you will do – tactics … Continue reading

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Evaluating Auto Repair Operational Performance Trends

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 21:48

Operational performance can significantly impact sales and profits. Effective use of labor hours can result in greater capacity, increased sales and better profit margins. Quality in service delivery reduces waste resulting from performing repairs more than once because there was … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Hub-Spoke System Architecture

Thursday, September 26, 2013 20:46

Before business systems became computerized information traveled through organizations on paper. Where multiple people were involved information was often recorded on forms and then forwarded to the next person or department to be processed and so on. Due to these … Continue reading

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Building Success through Sound Management Principles

Thursday, August 29, 2013 19:23

Tried and proven through time certain business practices have proven to result in sound successful organizations. In the course of handling the challenges we’re confronted with we sometimes lose sight of the basic principles that are the foundation of success. … Continue reading

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Encouraging Initiative

Thursday, August 29, 2013 18:45

Initiative exhibited by employees can be the difference between a good company and a great company. When people contribute at the highest level an organization becomes very competitive. Management must encourage initiative and even more importantly must not discourage it. … Continue reading

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Fairness and Equitable Treatment

Thursday, August 29, 2013 17:45

Managers must strive to treat all people fairly and equally. Most managers see themselves as being fair and equitable however that may not be the perception of their subordinates. It is human nature to like some people better than others … Continue reading

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