updated - January 24, 2020 Friday EST
According to results from the June 2012 American Consumer Satisfaction Index, McDonald's ranked last in terms of satisfied customer service. Those right behind it include Burger King, KFC, Starbucks, Taco Bell, Domino's Pizza, Pizza Hut, Wendy's, and Dunkin' Donuts, listed the ACSI results.
What is missing in most small business plans is an adequate answer to the questions "who are you?" or "what do you do?" said Wortmann. (Small businesses with no established name are often asked these questions.)
Management consultant and author Martin O'Neill says, "Turn your company into an Internal Franchise. If you want to maximize your profits, teach each and every employee to act like they own the business."
Good HR management is important for any company. However, employee time tracking can be very time-consuming. But 2012 should be a year to celebrate for those employer and managers who get overwhelmed by employee attendance, sick, PTO, vacation time tracking headaches, thanks to the newly revamped ezTimeSheet employee time tracking software from halfpricesoft.com
A business plan precisely defines your business, identifies your goals, and serves as your firm's resume. The basic components include a current and pro forma balance sheet, an income statement, and a cash flow analysis. A business plan helps you allocate resources properly, handle unforeseen complications, and make good business decisions. Because it provides specific and organized information about your company and how you will repay borrowed money, a good business plan is a crucial part of a...
Buying a business is not like buying a piece of real estate or a piece of critical equipment. Finding a good business for sale can be a real challenge, as can thoroughly checking it out and closing the deal. The process can take months, and can virtually monopolize a buyer's time. Below is the framework that most business purchases follow.
Small businesses can get money through "equity financing" or "debt financing." Equity financing means that you sell stock in your company to a buyer, who then has an ownership interest in your company. Debt financing means a loan -- you owe the person who holds the debt (usually a promissory note) the amount borrowed. Here are the most common sources of equity and debt financing for small businesses.
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