Posts Tagged ‘productivity tips’

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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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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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The Principle of Fairness in Remuneration

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 21:39

One of the most significant issues dealt with by business managers is fairness in remuneration or ensuring that compensation for services rendered is just. In this context it should be recognized that compensation is not only monetary. Market conditions will … Continue reading

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Success is Built on Discipline

Thursday, August 22, 2013 17:12

In a management context discipline is enacted for the purpose of achieving objectives. Excellence in customer service is fostered through consistent practices in customer engagement processes. Consistency builds trust and supports long term relationships. Product quality is ensured through effective … Continue reading

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The Importance of Organizational Structure

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 2:26

  An organization consists of structure, responsibilities and coordination. The structure of a company can take many different forms but the most common is hierarchical. A supervisor is responsible for managing the activities of a number of people. The larger … Continue reading

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7 Essential Business Principles

Friday, June 28, 2013 20:54

Success in business is predicated on many factors however there are basic fundamental principles that are inherent in the most effective management styles. Specific key traits and skills are exhibited by successful managers. They are innovative in the way they approach … Continue reading

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6 Keys to Increasing Auto Repair Sales and Profits through Process Improvement

Thursday, January 31, 2013 0:45

Streamlining and refining the processes within an auto repair shop will result in greater capacity and reduced operating costs. Increased capacity provides the opportunity for higher sales. Reduced operating costs result in wider profit margins. Looking at different processes and … 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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