The Bean Counter or (The Accountant is mostly concerned with Costs and their impact on the Income Statement) The Production Guy is looking at ways to save labour or do the work more easily. The accountant usually looks at costs and determines if something is affordable and the Production guy always believes that he cannot afford to be without said tool? Who is right?
One of the most important requirements for running profitable projects is creating job packages that are accurate and thorough. Job packages can take information OUT of the heads of owners, estimators and project managers and INTO the hands of your field personnel - who can execute with better accuracy and efficiency.
For small businesses one of the most difficult challenges to overcome is creating roles and responsibilities for all staff. The responsibilities must outline who does what, when, where, why at what speed and quality. This applies to Sales…Administration….Operations. This article will offer some examples of how process can be used to improve staff performance in all areas of your business.
People are the key ingredient to your work AND your company. Learning to manage and overcome people challenges will create new opportunities for EVERYONE in the company: a happier workplace, improved wages and lifestyles, and a greater sense of 'team' at work.