Improving Performance in a Contracting Business
Management was tracking labor hours and material costs on all the jobs, however many jobs were coming in over budget, and normally the overruns were related to labor costs. None of the estimates were shared with the people in the field. Management held end of job meetings to discuss what happened, however the situation never really improved on the next job.
How a retail business owner successfully developed a Management Team
This retail business owner had grown his business from a $500,000 per year business to over $3,000,000 per year in a 15 year period. A recent acquisition added another $1,000,000 in sales, so the business was now at $4,000,000 in sales.