Posts Tagged ‘auto shop organization’

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6 Keys to Achieving Organizational Focus in Auto Repair

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 16:46

Organizational focus is a powerful factor in reaching and connecting with the target market. Success will be increased significantly if all team members are working toward the same goals. To focus all members of an organization on the same purpose … Continue reading

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6 Keys to Business Success and the Art of War

Sunday, March 31, 2013 21:06

Sun Tzu was a Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who lived between 544-496 BC. His book ‘The Art of War’ has become one of the most widely used business guides in modern times. Sun Tzu teaches us that sound … Continue reading

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3 Keys to Leadership as Taught by Sun Tsu

Friday, March 29, 2013 23:21

Sun Tzu was a Chinese military general, strategist and philosopher who lived between 544-496 BC. His book ‘The Art of War’ teaches us the basic keys to leadership. Every business requires leadership to succeed. People must want to follow, know … Continue reading

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11 Keys to Process Improvement in the Auto Repair Business

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 23:57

Streamlining and improving processes within an auto repair operation will reduce operating costs and increase capacity thus increasing sales and widening profit margins. Process improvement involves documenting the processes within the organization, identifying wasteful activity and procedural flaws then gradually … Continue reading

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7 Steps to Improving Auto Repair Shop Proficiency

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 1:47

Making optimal use of available resources is the goal of shop proficiency improvement. Increasing proficiency means that a greater amount of work is performed within the same available number of hours. Proficiency is measured by dividing the number of hours … Continue reading

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9 Keys to Improving Auto Repair Shop Proficiency

Thursday, October 25, 2012 22:29

Repair shop proficiency is the area that allows for the greatest management impact in terms of controlling operating costs. Improving proficiency will not reduce overhead expenditures but will allow for greater absorption of overhead costs. Proficiency measures the utilization of … Continue reading

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Managing the Cost of Tire and Auto Repair Sales

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 23:37

The key to controlling sales costs lies in process efficiency. If sales people are properly incentivized they will always strive to sell more. But if the sales process imposes limitations due to inefficiencies sales volume will be restricted. Prior to … Continue reading

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7 Keys to Successful Relationship Building in the Auto Repair Business

Friday, September 28, 2012 20:21

The most successful people are those who invest wisely. Success can be measured in a number of ways but those who achieve the greatest success are prudent and careful when making investments. Whether instinctively or otherwise those who are most … Continue reading

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Auto Repair and Tire Shops – Instilling a Sense of Ownership

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 1:24

A sense of ownership in its members is at the core of every successful organization. All people understand ownership as it’s a fundamental part of our nature. With ownership comes responsibility. For example the owner of a car understands that … Continue reading

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Team Building for Tire and Auto Repair Shops

Thursday, February 23, 2012 0:28

A group of competent individuals working as an integrated unit will be many times more effective than a group of superstars acting independently. Fostering teamwork and cooperation can be the most important ingredient to success in business. The effectiveness of … Continue reading

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