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  • White Papers // Oct 2006

    Transportation Issues for Supply Chain Management

    Since the popularization of Just-In-Time (JIT) practices in the 1980's, companies have worked to reduce inventory levels and lower overall production costs. JIT programs have had a positive impact on manufacturing and service processes, and the success has also altered the transportation industry. The transportation of goods to and from...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    How Your Customers See Your Prices

    The way in which customers view a person's prices will affect their decision to do business with the person. This does not mean that lower prices will result in return customers. It does mean, however, that customers will see prices in regard to the level of service received. They will...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Understanding Business Owner's Policies

    Basically, three types of insurance are available to protect an individual's business: property, liability and workers' compensation. Workers' compensation insurance is required by law in all 50 states. Although property and liability insurance are not always mandatory, it makes sense to protect all of the company's assets with property and...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Attitudes Toward Workplace Fun: A Three Sector Comparison

    The study presented in this paper examined the issue of "Fun at work" across three sectors: public, nonprofit, and private. Specifically, the paper examined employees' attitudes toward fun, their perceptions of what is (and is not) fun, and the role of trust in the supervisor and coworkers. While there were...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Leading Generation X: Do the Old Rules Apply?

    The purpose of this study was to quantify the generational preferences for leadership behavior. The dependent variable was the preference of leadership behavior associated with generational themes. The five themes were Fulfillment, Flexibility, Technology, Monetary Benefits, and Work Environment. The independent variables were generation, ethnicity, and education. The quantitative data...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Understanding WorldCom's Accounting Fraud: Did Groupthink Play a Role?

    WorldCom, Inc. perpetrated the largest accounting fraud in U.S. history. WorldCom, now called MCI, emerged from bankruptcy protection on April 20, 2004 after being fined $750 million. In total, WorldCom reported accounting irregularities of $11 billion. While employees and investors look for individual culpability, much of WorldCom's organizational structure and...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2005

    Put Your Newsletter to Work

    A quality newsletter, sent regularly, is one of the best ways to present yourself as a trusted professional. It helps one to develop and maintain relationships, say thanks for referrals, make announcements, publish testimonials, and notify clients of home tours. Three elements make a successful newsletter: Content is king, First...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Recipe for a Newsletter

    After almost 20 years, Apple Annie's Cider Press, the newsletter produced by Apple Annie's Orchard and Apple Annie's Produce and Pumpkins is still on a roll. The newsletter is distributed once a year, usually mid-June, right before the orchard and farm open for the season. Included in the newsletter are...

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  • White Papers // May 2005

    Charles Henderson Quietly Built One of the Largest and Most Successful Operations in Newsletter History, Title by Title, Week by Week

    If the reader is like the author, he may not know too much about Charles Henderson, who quietly launched a single newsletter 20 years ago - quietly enough that for some years the author did not believe the publishing company even had a corporate name. But these days Henderson's NewsRx...

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  • White Papers // May 2005

    Trading With a Newsletter

    While many trading Web sites focus on giving trade recommendations, the Marlin Letter prefers to give information to traders based on levels, combining a newsletter and Web trading room where those levels are examined every day. For a member of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), what started out as...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2004

    Internet Newsletter Marketing - Then and Now

    Almost every newsletter publisher has a website. It's become a little like accepting credit cards. Having a presence on the web - putting that URL on all the materials - helps establish one's bona fides as a legitimate publishing business. Newsletter publisher websites are giving away less "Free information" than...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2004

    Newsletters Are a Good Investment

    Years ago there were just a handful of venture capitalists and investment bankers specializing in newsletter properties. Now people are aware of probably 20 of them, many of whom regularly attend NEPA conferences. And NL/NL receives about one phone call a month from persons anxious to invest in newsletter companies....

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  • White Papers // May 2004

    Newsletter Offers Hands - On Help

    It may be the executive housekeeper's best friend. Same for the engineer and front office manager. Maybe even the general manager or owner. It's "The Rooms Chronicle," a 20-year-old bimonthly newsletter that provides up-to-date, nuts-and-bolts information on the latest techniques in hotelkeeping. Aleta Nitschke founded the publication in the early...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2004

    New Overtime Regulations - Are Newsletter Reporters and Editors Really Exempt?

    Are newsletter reporters and editors exempt from overtime pay requirements? This question came up occasionally during the authors' tenure with the newsletter association - and it's a relevant question once again, now that the U.S. Department of Labor has rewritten overtime regulations. Publishers, to a person, have tended to assume,...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2004

    Carlton and Tim Lutts's Investment Newsletters Are Their Own Bull Market

    In 1970, in love with the stock market and unhindered by any special knowledge of newsletter publishing, Carlton Lutts launched the Cabot Market Letter (CML), published 26x/year and now selling for $335. He kept his day job in engineering but, in a few years, the newsletter became a full-time operation...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2004

    Would You Launch Your Newsletter Today?

    What would a person say to someone considering a new venture in newsletter publishing in 2004? Is it reasonable to admit that the salad days of the business are behind people? The author has conducted a lot of interviews with publishers and the stories of the ones who started from...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2004

    A Look Ahead at Newsletter Publishing in 2004

    The first issue of the new year leads pundits being unable to resist some predictions and observations about what 2004 may bring for newsletter publishing. For newsletter publishing overall, the biggest story of 2004 will be the one that isn't there. Specialized newsletters are very narrow focus, niche publications, but...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    A Checklist, and Review, of the Conventional Wisdom in Newsletter Design (Newsletter Design 101)

    How important is "Design" to a successful newsletter? Most would probably answer, "Not particularly," although the author remembers design consultant Jan White's remarking, "I understand that newsletter subscribers are information sponges, but must they be made to suffer so in the process?" This paper provides some basics for effective newsletter...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    What Kind of Information Can You Get from a Background Check?

    Hiring process is a critical one so it is to be handled very carefully. Background check is one of the important concepts of recruiting process. Have you ever thought "What Kind of Information Can You Get from a Background Check?" Read the article to know what most employment screening firms...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Attitudes Toward Workplace Fun: A Three Sector Comparison

    The study presented in this paper examined the issue of "Fun at work" across three sectors: public, nonprofit, and private. Specifically, the paper examined employees' attitudes toward fun, their perceptions of what is (and is not) fun, and the role of trust in the supervisor and coworkers. While there were...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Leading Generation X: Do the Old Rules Apply?

    The purpose of this study was to quantify the generational preferences for leadership behavior. The dependent variable was the preference of leadership behavior associated with generational themes. The five themes were Fulfillment, Flexibility, Technology, Monetary Benefits, and Work Environment. The independent variables were generation, ethnicity, and education. The quantitative data...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Understanding Business Owner's Policies

    Basically, three types of insurance are available to protect an individual's business: property, liability and workers' compensation. Workers' compensation insurance is required by law in all 50 states. Although property and liability insurance are not always mandatory, it makes sense to protect all of the company's assets with property and...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    How Your Customers See Your Prices

    The way in which customers view a person's prices will affect their decision to do business with the person. This does not mean that lower prices will result in return customers. It does mean, however, that customers will see prices in regard to the level of service received. They will...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Oct 2006

    Transportation Issues for Supply Chain Management

    Since the popularization of Just-In-Time (JIT) practices in the 1980's, companies have worked to reduce inventory levels and lower overall production costs. JIT programs have had a positive impact on manufacturing and service processes, and the success has also altered the transportation industry. The transportation of goods to and from...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Sep 2005

    Recipe for a Newsletter

    After almost 20 years, Apple Annie's Cider Press, the newsletter produced by Apple Annie's Orchard and Apple Annie's Produce and Pumpkins is still on a roll. The newsletter is distributed once a year, usually mid-June, right before the orchard and farm open for the season. Included in the newsletter are...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // May 2005

    Trading With a Newsletter

    While many trading Web sites focus on giving trade recommendations, the Marlin Letter prefers to give information to traders based on levels, combining a newsletter and Web trading room where those levels are examined every day. For a member of the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), what started out as...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Nov 2005

    Put Your Newsletter to Work

    A quality newsletter, sent regularly, is one of the best ways to present yourself as a trusted professional. It helps one to develop and maintain relationships, say thanks for referrals, make announcements, publish testimonials, and notify clients of home tours. Three elements make a successful newsletter: Content is king, First...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // May 2004

    Newsletter Offers Hands - On Help

    It may be the executive housekeeper's best friend. Same for the engineer and front office manager. Maybe even the general manager or owner. It's "The Rooms Chronicle," a 20-year-old bimonthly newsletter that provides up-to-date, nuts-and-bolts information on the latest techniques in hotelkeeping. Aleta Nitschke founded the publication in the early...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Sep 2004

    Internet Newsletter Marketing - Then and Now

    Almost every newsletter publisher has a website. It's become a little like accepting credit cards. Having a presence on the web - putting that URL on all the materials - helps establish one's bona fides as a legitimate publishing business. Newsletter publisher websites are giving away less "Free information" than...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2004

    A Look Ahead at Newsletter Publishing in 2004

    The first issue of the new year leads pundits being unable to resist some predictions and observations about what 2004 may bring for newsletter publishing. For newsletter publishing overall, the biggest story of 2004 will be the one that isn't there. Specialized newsletters are very narrow focus, niche publications, but...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    A Checklist, and Review, of the Conventional Wisdom in Newsletter Design (Newsletter Design 101)

    How important is "Design" to a successful newsletter? Most would probably answer, "Not particularly," although the author remembers design consultant Jan White's remarking, "I understand that newsletter subscribers are information sponges, but must they be made to suffer so in the process?" This paper provides some basics for effective newsletter...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Feb 2004

    Would You Launch Your Newsletter Today?

    What would a person say to someone considering a new venture in newsletter publishing in 2004? Is it reasonable to admit that the salad days of the business are behind people? The author has conducted a lot of interviews with publishers and the stories of the ones who started from...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Aug 2004

    Newsletters Are a Good Investment

    Years ago there were just a handful of venture capitalists and investment bankers specializing in newsletter properties. Now people are aware of probably 20 of them, many of whom regularly attend NEPA conferences. And NL/NL receives about one phone call a month from persons anxious to invest in newsletter companies....

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Apr 2004

    New Overtime Regulations - Are Newsletter Reporters and Editors Really Exempt?

    Are newsletter reporters and editors exempt from overtime pay requirements? This question came up occasionally during the authors' tenure with the newsletter association - and it's a relevant question once again, now that the U.S. Department of Labor has rewritten overtime regulations. Publishers, to a person, have tended to assume,...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // May 2005

    Charles Henderson Quietly Built One of the Largest and Most Successful Operations in Newsletter History, Title by Title, Week by Week

    If the reader is like the author, he may not know too much about Charles Henderson, who quietly launched a single newsletter 20 years ago - quietly enough that for some years the author did not believe the publishing company even had a corporate name. But these days Henderson's NewsRx...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Mar 2004

    Carlton and Tim Lutts's Investment Newsletters Are Their Own Bull Market

    In 1970, in love with the stock market and unhindered by any special knowledge of newsletter publishing, Carlton Lutts launched the Cabot Market Letter (CML), published 26x/year and now selling for $335. He kept his day job in engineering but, in a few years, the newsletter became a full-time operation...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2003

    What Kind of Information Can You Get from a Background Check?

    Hiring process is a critical one so it is to be handled very carefully. Background check is one of the important concepts of recruiting process. Have you ever thought "What Kind of Information Can You Get from a Background Check?" Read the article to know what most employment screening firms...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com

  • White Papers // Sep 2006

    Understanding WorldCom's Accounting Fraud: Did Groupthink Play a Role?

    WorldCom, Inc. perpetrated the largest accounting fraud in U.S. history. WorldCom, now called MCI, emerged from bankruptcy protection on April 20, 2004 after being fined $750 million. In total, WorldCom reported accounting irregularities of $11 billion. While employees and investors look for individual culpability, much of WorldCom's organizational structure and...

    Provided By AllBusiness.com