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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    How To Decorate A Room With White Carpet & White Couches

    If you are moving into a furnished apartment that has white carpets and white couches, you may feel that the place is uninviting and cold. Although white is a flexible decoration color in terms of walls and furniture, too much white in a room can make the room feel cold...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Exotic Decorating Styles

    Exotic decor incorporates elements of world cultures as accessories or the main theme of interior design. Often, but not exclusively, exotic style is borrowed from equatorial cultures. But it can be European, Asian or tropical. Exotic is really defined by the designer, and it may reflect a larger-than-life personality or...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    How To Identify Types Of Screws For Building Wood Furniture

    Building wood furniture requires not only the proper tools but also the appropriate fasteners. Wood screws are designed specifically for the builder working with wood or wood products and may be differentiated according to drive type, head shape, the material used to produce the fasteners and the actual dimensions of...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Easy Fall Outdoor Decorating Ideas

    Hanging a festive wreath on your front door is one of the easiest and most eye-catching ways to decorate for fall. You can also use a wreath to jazz up a front gate. Buy a pre-made wreath for convenience, or make your own using basic craft items. Make a simple...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Ceiling Molding Styles

    Molding is an age-old way to decorate walls and ceilings, and was first seen in Greece in the Phanteon. The style of molding you use in your house should accentuate the interior and add to the general style of the house. The more detailed and elaborate the moldings, the more...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2010

    How To Be A Successful Interior Decorator

    Creative individuals can enjoy rewarding and flexible careers by becoming interior decorators. Interior decorators work as consultants and are in charge of selecting items and colors to decorate certain areas of a building or home. It takes more than just talent to be a successful interior decorator. Basic training, experience...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    How To Design An Interior Modern Office

    Modern offices provide a streamlined look that contributes an uncluttered atmosphere to the work area. Many offices are replacing cubicles with airy desks that connect employees to each other and reinforce the company's desire for exchanging innovative ideas. This also gives supervisors the ability to watch employees' work habits, as...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Is The Function Of GAAP?

    GAAP is the set of standard procedures for recording business transactions and reporting balance sheet entries. The features of GAAP include standards for how to calculate revenue, how to classify items on a balance sheet, and how to calculate outstanding share measurements. The standards incorporated into GAAP provide general uniformity...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Is GAAP Important To Financial Statements?

    Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are the set of rules, methods, processes and procedures used by companies across all industries in order to prepare standardized financial statements. Both publicly traded and privately-held companies in the United State can use GAAP as part of their organization's accounting system to measure economic...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Defining GAAP As It Applies To Accounting Guidelines

    GAAP stands for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. When your company's accounting guidelines are set up to comply with GAAP, your accounting is being performed correctly. GAAP is a framework of accounting standards, rules and procedures defined by the professional accounting industry, which has been adopted by nearly all publicly traded...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Are The Effects Of Subprime Mortgages On GAAP?

    GAAP is an abbreviation for generally accepted accounting principles. They are rules that govern the way accountants analyze and format their forms and numbers and that guide the decisions of financial decision-makers in business. The subprime mortgage crisis that began in 2007 caused a stir in all financial markets and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Is The Accrual Basis Of Accounting Accepted By GAAP?

    Accrual-based accounting recognizes economic transactions as they occur in the normal operations of business. This accounting method follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) matching principle, matching revenues earned with the money expensed to earn that revenue. GAAP requires the use of accrual accounting because it presents a true picture of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Develop Your Organization's Mission Statement

    When changing your organizational or group structure or setting up the structure for a new organization or group you need to define its scope and meaning and tells others its reason for existing. This is where your mission statement comes into play. The parameters of your mission statement should be...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write Mission Statements

    A mission statement is a concise written document that uses positive language to communicate a company's values, goals and ideologies to its clients, employees or both. As a marketing tool, the mission statement is often posted in highly visible areas around the office building, such as at the reception desk,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    About Employee Training Methods

    There are several types of employee training methods. While some work better than others in certain professions, at times it is merely a matter of the personal preference of the employer. Organizations may test new employee training methods to evaluate their effectiveness before making a particular method a standard part...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Include Supervisors In Training

    Staff training programs can vary widely between industries, business entities and position groups. Many trainers seek to include staff supervisors in the training program as a means of introducing potential staff to their direct business leaders and offer opportunities for the early development of working relationships. Unfortunately, many efforts to...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks

    Delegation is an important part of an effective manager. If you want something done right then you must delegate according to what each person can handle. There are some basic steps that you must learn to delegate properly. If you are a new manager it is easy to be intimidated...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks To Employees To Get Ownership

    A critical factor for executing operational plans effectively is to have employees take ownership of assigned tasks. The conversations that take place between managers and subordinates during the assignment process provide the foundation for employees performing well. If you want employees to take ownership of tasks, it's important to have...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Others

    If you are struggling with a decision to delegate a key task, ask yourself one question. What is the point of having a team to assist you, if you cannot count on them to share in the workload? At some point you have to trust them. Will they always do...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks At Work

    Delegating work to a subordinate is one of the most effective ways to increase the productivity of your team. If you are the boss, make certain that you coordinate the activities of your team rather than producing most of the team's output personally. In the ideal setting, each member of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities

    Do you think your office couldn't get by without you? Sorry - wrong answer. Delegation isn't dumping work on others - it's sharing power and responsibility by assigning others significant tasks along with the authority to achieve them. Don't whip yourself into exhaustion: Polish your delegating skills and make your...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Authority

    For managers and masterminds of large offices, the question often comes up, how do you effectively delegate roles, responsibilities and authorities to individuals within your organization? Measuring out the specific roles of various players is a blank slate that you as a manager will have to fill. This paper shows...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Be A Better Leader

    In the home or on the job, leading will involve delegation or letting some else help with the shared goals. It's important to build your ability to delegate so you are more effective in what you do. Take a look at your work load. Whether it is at home or...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate And Trust

    The first step to delegating is an understanding why many do not delegate. Many do not delegate because it takes a whole lot of work up front. In many cases it may seem like it is easier to do something yourself than to delegate. This is true in the short...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate In The Workplace

    Delegation means entrusting another person with a task for which you remain ultimately responsible. Some benefits of delegating are: increase your time for other tasks; empower others; reduce stress; gain time for your own development. To keep processes flowing, and to keep workloads balanced, remember to look at delegation from...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Duties To Others

    Great leaders know how to delegate. It is impossible and insane to attempt to do everything yourself. Mundane daily tasks can keep you from accomplishing more important things in a leadership position. By delegating tasks to employees, you will be able to free yourself. Also, people look to leaders for...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibility

    Many people delegate less than they should. Divvy up your assignments and hand out tasks for others to do - this will increase your overall productivity and efficiency. Decide whether you want to delegate. Decide to whom you want to delegate responsibility. Does this person have the requisite skills and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities Effectively

    In order to be a success in the business world, you must learn to delegate responsibilities to your subordinates. This will improve your productivity and allow you to complete more tasks in an efficient manner. The problem most people have is getting over your own perfectionism and allowing your subordinates...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate At Work

    Time is one of the only things in life that you can't create. When you are a leader or a manager, it is necessary to learn to delegate. If you do everything yourself you cease to be a leader. Delegating tasks to those who support you can be difficult, but...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Cut Business Budget Expenses

    Business proposals take a lot of thought, analysis, time and effort to produce. Regardless of what you're proposing, chances are it's an investment that involves financial expense. Presenting a proposal with no consideration for your company or client's budget is a grave mistake. Always write a budget for a business...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write A Business Budget

    Unfortunately, many small business owners neglect the crucial step of creating a clearly defined budget before spending money on behalf of the business. Without a budget the business is in danger of either overspending or spending on the wrong things because there are no limitations. A good budget will give...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Make A Company Budget Plan

    Creating a set budget for a company should not be intimidating. It should, however, be planned in depth in order to achieve the maximum financial outcome. Whether you are starting a company budget or planning an existing company budget, the same rule applies - develop a strategic plan for a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Build A Budget For Your Small Business

    A budget becomes more realistic when it is based on as much objective, factual information as possible. By taking what you know and what you can find out and using that information as building blocks, you can develop a budget that will be a useful tool in assessing your performance...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Create An Operating Budget

    An operating budget is a required component of a business plan used by an entrepreneur prior to opening the business. Once the business is open, the operating budget is analyzed and updated at least once a year to reflect realistic costs and revenues. An operating budget covers every aspect of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Start A Small Business Budget

    A small business is a big step for any individual. There are many expenses, and it can be very stressful at times. Your budget is a very large part of your success. The budget helps you calculate how much your business is profiting over time. Many small businesses do not...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design Interior Office Space

    Interior office space is becoming more important as people integrate computers into everyday life and often telecommute from home to save expenses. But the office space in a home isn't the same as the space in an office. The needs of a homeowner are different, and the space must be...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    About Wrongful Termination

    In a perfect world, an employer would be blind to his employee's color, sex, age and religion. However, the world is nowhere near perfect, and some employers are so drunk with power that, at times, it takes a lawsuit to sober them up. In some cases, an employer can terminate...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    CRM Selection Criteria

    CRM, or Customer Relationship Management, systems are computer software that organizes a company's communications with its customers. CRM systems provide detailed statistical and analytic information about the people who purchase a company's products. Important criteria used in selecting a CRM system include recording relevant information, simple installation and data transfer,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How Does CRM Work?

    Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is a system for managing customer relations between a company/business and clientele, including maintaining current clients and following up on prospective sales leads. The CRM system can be automated in the form of CRM computer software. CRM software stores customer information to a record on a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Choose CRM Software

    Implementing customer relationship management software can make a significant impact on your ability to successfully communicate and interact with customers. There are plenty of CRM program choices in the market, but the right choice for your business rides heavily on several factors, including the particular needs of your business and...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Is The Function Of GAAP?

    GAAP is the set of standard procedures for recording business transactions and reporting balance sheet entries. The features of GAAP include standards for how to calculate revenue, how to classify items on a balance sheet, and how to calculate outstanding share measurements. The standards incorporated into GAAP provide general uniformity...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Is GAAP Important To Financial Statements?

    Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) are the set of rules, methods, processes and procedures used by companies across all industries in order to prepare standardized financial statements. Both publicly traded and privately-held companies in the United State can use GAAP as part of their organization's accounting system to measure economic...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Defining GAAP As It Applies To Accounting Guidelines

    GAAP stands for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. When your company's accounting guidelines are set up to comply with GAAP, your accounting is being performed correctly. GAAP is a framework of accounting standards, rules and procedures defined by the professional accounting industry, which has been adopted by nearly all publicly traded...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    What Are The Effects Of Subprime Mortgages On GAAP?

    GAAP is an abbreviation for generally accepted accounting principles. They are rules that govern the way accountants analyze and format their forms and numbers and that guide the decisions of financial decision-makers in business. The subprime mortgage crisis that began in 2007 caused a stir in all financial markets and...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Is The Accrual Basis Of Accounting Accepted By GAAP?

    Accrual-based accounting recognizes economic transactions as they occur in the normal operations of business. This accounting method follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) matching principle, matching revenues earned with the money expensed to earn that revenue. GAAP requires the use of accrual accounting because it presents a true picture of...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Develop Your Organization's Mission Statement

    When changing your organizational or group structure or setting up the structure for a new organization or group you need to define its scope and meaning and tells others its reason for existing. This is where your mission statement comes into play. The parameters of your mission statement should be...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write Mission Statements

    A mission statement is a concise written document that uses positive language to communicate a company's values, goals and ideologies to its clients, employees or both. As a marketing tool, the mission statement is often posted in highly visible areas around the office building, such as at the reception desk,...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    About Employee Training Methods

    There are several types of employee training methods. While some work better than others in certain professions, at times it is merely a matter of the personal preference of the employer. Organizations may test new employee training methods to evaluate their effectiveness before making a particular method a standard part...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Include Supervisors In Training

    Staff training programs can vary widely between industries, business entities and position groups. Many trainers seek to include staff supervisors in the training program as a means of introducing potential staff to their direct business leaders and offer opportunities for the early development of working relationships. Unfortunately, many efforts to...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks

    Delegation is an important part of an effective manager. If you want something done right then you must delegate according to what each person can handle. There are some basic steps that you must learn to delegate properly. If you are a new manager it is easy to be intimidated...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks To Employees To Get Ownership

    A critical factor for executing operational plans effectively is to have employees take ownership of assigned tasks. The conversations that take place between managers and subordinates during the assignment process provide the foundation for employees performing well. If you want employees to take ownership of tasks, it's important to have...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Others

    If you are struggling with a decision to delegate a key task, ask yourself one question. What is the point of having a team to assist you, if you cannot count on them to share in the workload? At some point you have to trust them. Will they always do...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Tasks At Work

    Delegating work to a subordinate is one of the most effective ways to increase the productivity of your team. If you are the boss, make certain that you coordinate the activities of your team rather than producing most of the team's output personally. In the ideal setting, each member of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities

    Do you think your office couldn't get by without you? Sorry - wrong answer. Delegation isn't dumping work on others - it's sharing power and responsibility by assigning others significant tasks along with the authority to achieve them. Don't whip yourself into exhaustion: Polish your delegating skills and make your...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Authority

    For managers and masterminds of large offices, the question often comes up, how do you effectively delegate roles, responsibilities and authorities to individuals within your organization? Measuring out the specific roles of various players is a blank slate that you as a manager will have to fill. This paper shows...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate To Be A Better Leader

    In the home or on the job, leading will involve delegation or letting some else help with the shared goals. It's important to build your ability to delegate so you are more effective in what you do. Take a look at your work load. Whether it is at home or...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate And Trust

    The first step to delegating is an understanding why many do not delegate. Many do not delegate because it takes a whole lot of work up front. In many cases it may seem like it is easier to do something yourself than to delegate. This is true in the short...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate In The Workplace

    Delegation means entrusting another person with a task for which you remain ultimately responsible. Some benefits of delegating are: increase your time for other tasks; empower others; reduce stress; gain time for your own development. To keep processes flowing, and to keep workloads balanced, remember to look at delegation from...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Duties To Others

    Great leaders know how to delegate. It is impossible and insane to attempt to do everything yourself. Mundane daily tasks can keep you from accomplishing more important things in a leadership position. By delegating tasks to employees, you will be able to free yourself. Also, people look to leaders for...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibility

    Many people delegate less than they should. Divvy up your assignments and hand out tasks for others to do - this will increase your overall productivity and efficiency. Decide whether you want to delegate. Decide to whom you want to delegate responsibility. Does this person have the requisite skills and...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate Responsibilities Effectively

    In order to be a success in the business world, you must learn to delegate responsibilities to your subordinates. This will improve your productivity and allow you to complete more tasks in an efficient manner. The problem most people have is getting over your own perfectionism and allowing your subordinates...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Delegate At Work

    Time is one of the only things in life that you can't create. When you are a leader or a manager, it is necessary to learn to delegate. If you do everything yourself you cease to be a leader. Delegating tasks to those who support you can be difficult, but...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Cut Business Budget Expenses

    Business proposals take a lot of thought, analysis, time and effort to produce. Regardless of what you're proposing, chances are it's an investment that involves financial expense. Presenting a proposal with no consideration for your company or client's budget is a grave mistake. Always write a budget for a business...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Write A Business Budget

    Unfortunately, many small business owners neglect the crucial step of creating a clearly defined budget before spending money on behalf of the business. Without a budget the business is in danger of either overspending or spending on the wrong things because there are no limitations. A good budget will give...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Make A Company Budget Plan

    Creating a set budget for a company should not be intimidating. It should, however, be planned in depth in order to achieve the maximum financial outcome. Whether you are starting a company budget or planning an existing company budget, the same rule applies - develop a strategic plan for a...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Build A Budget For Your Small Business

    A budget becomes more realistic when it is based on as much objective, factual information as possible. By taking what you know and what you can find out and using that information as building blocks, you can develop a budget that will be a useful tool in assessing your performance...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Build An Operating Budget For Your Small Business When You Sell Products

    One way to build an operating budget is to determine the direct and indirect cost per unit of product. Once you calculate the total cost per unit you could add a margin to determine your sales price. You can calculate the number of units you can produce each month based...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Create An Operating Budget

    An operating budget is a required component of a business plan used by an entrepreneur prior to opening the business. Once the business is open, the operating budget is analyzed and updated at least once a year to reflect realistic costs and revenues. An operating budget covers every aspect of...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Start A Small Business Budget

    A small business is a big step for any individual. There are many expenses, and it can be very stressful at times. Your budget is a very large part of your success. The budget helps you calculate how much your business is profiting over time. Many small businesses do not...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Design Interior Office Space

    Interior office space is becoming more important as people integrate computers into everyday life and often telecommute from home to save expenses. But the office space in a home isn't the same as the space in an office. The needs of a homeowner are different, and the space must be...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    About Wrongful Termination

    In a perfect world, an employer would be blind to his employee's color, sex, age and religion. However, the world is nowhere near perfect, and some employers are so drunk with power that, at times, it takes a lawsuit to sober them up. In some cases, an employer can terminate...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    CRM Selection Criteria

    CRM, or Customer Relationship Management, systems are computer software that organizes a company's communications with its customers. CRM systems provide detailed statistical and analytic information about the people who purchase a company's products. Important criteria used in selecting a CRM system include recording relevant information, simple installation and data transfer,...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How Does CRM Work?

    Customer Relationship Management (CRM) is a system for managing customer relations between a company/business and clientele, including maintaining current clients and following up on prospective sales leads. The CRM system can be automated in the form of CRM computer software. CRM software stores customer information to a record on a...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Choose CRM Software

    Implementing customer relationship management software can make a significant impact on your ability to successfully communicate and interact with customers. There are plenty of CRM program choices in the market, but the right choice for your business rides heavily on several factors, including the particular needs of your business and...

    Provided By eHow

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Measure CRM Program Effectiveness

    CRM or Customer Relationship Management, is the process of creating business strategies that reduce costs, increase profitability and improve customer loyalty. Companies large and small use CRM programs to improve their bottom line. CRM program effectiveness is measured by three set of metrics - operational, productivity and result metrics. Prior...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Shortlist CRM Vendors?

    Mid Sized Businesses are increasingly finding it hard to shortlist the CRM vendors before they start the technical and commercial evaluation. Look at vendors offering a full suite of CRM application functions that are seamlessly and architecturally-integrated. There should be at least modules supporting sales, marketing and customer support automation....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Use Basic CRM

    Efficiency is the key to larger business profits. In many cases, it does take some capital to increase your efficiency over the long run. By adding a CRM, or customer relationship management, program to your business, you can save money and increase efficiency dramatically. This software-based solution can not only...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Purpose Of A CRM

    There are many benefits to having a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system for your business. CRM is not only an ideal way to administer your client contact information but also to track patterns in their purchases and provide additional value-added services. Customers are much more likely to stay with a...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Use A CRM System?

    A CRM, or Customer-Relationship Management, system is often used by businesses to keep sales, marketing and relationship-building goals on track. It allows a business to improve visibility and organization of daily activities on a company-wide scale. Popular CRM programs can be deployed in several different ways, but all perform the...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Why Do CRM Systems Fail?

    CRM systems are purchased and installed to improve business results, but unfortunately, many implementations fail. The systems are not fully adopted and/or do not align with business processes or business goals, and the companies never recover their return on investment. One of the most common reasons why CRM systems fail...

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