Organisational skills is a term that describes the ​ability to use ​time, ​energy, ​and resources ​effectively to ensure you ​achieve your goals and objectives. It is a business competency that is a basic requirement for anyone who has business ambitions .It is not just about good filing and effective scheduling, but also about forward planning, and continually…

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This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the modules of the “Managing The Business” lessons in the Management Skills Courses, specifically;- Product and business life cycles Business life cycle Ethics or Profit? Business ethical policy Licensed merchandise Risks and rewards of licensed merchandise There are ten questions some of which are “tick all…

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Do managers feel pressure to put profit first? Most manager’s income is tied to their performance, and the key performance indicators (KPI’s) by which they are judged are invariably financial rather than altruistic. A UK report Management Agenda 2015 asked 1600 managers and workers whether they felt pressure to compromise their companies’ ethical standards to…

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An organisation’s ethical policy will provide a code of professional conduct for managers when dealing with potentially controversial issues which arise in the business environment, such as human resource policies, trading practices, director’s responsibilities, industrial espionage and corporate social responsibility. The actions of Businesses large and small can have a significant impact on their staff,…

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Although company growth phases may be less distinct than product life cycle phases, because growth is continuous, a company does usually move through phases from launch, through growth, to maturity. To avoid stagnation and eventual decline, it is likely that the business will need to expand into new products, or new markets. As we have…

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How can companies re-invigorate their Corporate Social Responsibility Policy and ensure it is relevant today? We consider some example of Corporate Social Responsibility at work in the community, and examples of initiatives your company could get involved in. CSR can bring benefits in terms of reputation building, which can influence customer perceptions, customer relationships and…

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A Corporate Social Responsibility Policy, or CSR policy, is becoming an important part of any businesses strategy. It is aimed at increasing both business and social value. The term CSR describes business behaviours that are responsible business practices and have a positive social impact. They usually include a business participating in initiatives that are intended…

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