Work-Related Hearing Loss Costs $2 Billion

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Operations and Technology > Safety “Work-Related Hearing Loss Costs $2 Billion” Say what? If your workplace is louder than a lawnmower, listen up. Exposure to 80-decibel levels for ...

Using Databases Effectively

20 Aug, 2011
Databases are no longer just dry collections of facts and figures. Newer, broad-based applications can help you manage information and increase productivity in every segment of your company. This Quick-Read can ...

Can We Talk? Web Chat Becomes Service Tool

20 Aug, 2011
Web chat originated as a community builder, allowing people to communicate in real time over the Internet. Yet the technology has also become an important customer service tool in the e-commerce ...

Choosing and Hiring Tech Consultants

20 Aug, 2011
Hiring a tech consultant you can trust with your business can be a challenge. These tips can save time, reduce headaches and help you find the perfect match for your company's ...

A View to Site Selections

20 Aug, 2011
By the time frugal Sam Walton opened up some 20 Wal-Mart stores, he was appalled by the cost of flying on commercial airlines.

Virtual Workplace Management

20 Aug, 2011
A "virtual company" takes telecommuting to the next level. No office staff, no regular office hours — indeed, no office! But virtual companies involve a unique set of challenges. Can your ...

Surprise! New OSHA Site Can Actually Save You $

20 Aug, 2011
Digital Library > Operations and Technology > Safety “Surprise! New OSHA Site Can Actually Save You $” Complying with federal rules costs the average small business 20 cents out of each ...

How to Write an Operations Manual

20 Aug, 2011
A procedures manual for your company protects you from trusting too much in particular employees to operate your business, serves as a guide for new trainees, and provides an emergency recovery ...

70% Time-Off Drop: 3M Shows How

20 Aug, 2011
Time off from ergonomics injuries has dropped 70% and productivity jumped 15 to 25%, thanks to ergonomics procedures instituted at 3M.

When Trust Is Not Enough

20 Aug, 2011
Stunned by internal computer crime, Scarborough Group changed hiring and management practices.