As businesses grow and evolve, the plan that guides them needs to keep pace with the changing company. Too often, a business plan languishes on a shelf, unrevised, to be trotted out and tarted up when money is being sought. This book focuses on existing small businesses and looks specifically at the ethics of organization that guide their development. Entrepreneurs or small business owners will find the following four tools very helpful: a three-dimensional matrix that clarifies which sections of the business plan should be emphasized at the three main stages of the business life cycle development in various industries; examples of 'live' business plans in these industries, developed and used by small business owners today; commentaries on these plans by functional specialists and industry experts who evaluate the plans in the context of the business; an extensive set of resources and references, electronic, hard copy, and human, to assist the small business owner in business plan development.supply chain - by the time the finishing process appears, the parts have already passed through a long series of manufacturing processes. ... In order to be certain that procedures were developed and followed consistently, Dave wrote his own manuals for them, refusing to go the easier route of using existing aquot; cannedaquot; manuals or software templates. As a result ... The March, 2000 Safety Manual states: From time to time, problems may arise that relate to attendance, unacceptable workanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Passion for Planning|
|Publisher||:||University Press of America - 2001-01-01|