Business Research Corner
There are other important factors to consider when entering a new international market.
Growing organizations can make intentional decisions about which opportunities to accept by paying attention to their strategy and strategic fit.
How skilled a leader is at building high-performance teams is important to their organization's competitive advantage.
Businesses need to understand how their response to the new law will impact customers. Managers also need tools to cope with rising labor costs that maintain service levels and increase customer satisfaction.
If done effectively, social and environmental efforts are not necessarily taxes on businesses, but profit-building strategies that create win-win situations.
A performance dashboard provides managers with a tool to tackle information overload.
More often than not, the source of the problem is that the process has not been designed adequately to meet customer expectations.
Managers and leaders must strive for high performance and simultaneously introduce potentially disruptive change.
Professor Jeffery Ferguson contributes to the new College of Business column in the Colorado Springs Business Journal, Business Research Corner.
Having difficult conversations to improve employee and work group performance is a necessity in today's competitive business environment.