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Die systematische Unternehmens-Müllabfuhr

In dieser Ausgabe wird ein Werkzeug vorgestellt, das bei unseren Praxis-Projekten immer wieder für Erstaunen sorgt, aber sehr einfach und vor allem hochwirksam ist: Die Systematische Müllabfuhr.

31-01-2016More

Rembor wird Honorradozent an der FH Wien

HugoPercySteward Geschäftsführer Uwe Rembor, MBA, wird ab Januar 2016 als Honorardozent für Restrukturierung und Sanierung and er FH des BFI Wien tätig sein. Zu seinen Aufgaben werden neben Vorlesungen zu Spezialthemen seines Fachbereiches die Durchführung von Studenten-Projekten und die Betreuung & Begleitung von Abschlussarbeiten der Studenten stehen. Rembor war bereits als Dozent an der englischen National Enterprise Academy in Amershill sowie am Institute of Directors in London tätig.

20-10-2015More

Seven marketing sins that lead to wasted investments and unnecessary frustration. These include:

Crisis is always a result of to little revenues. If there is enough money in the kitty, you won't experience a turnaround situation. (Well, as long as you don't throw out the money through the window).

But still people make mistakes when it comes to sales & marketing. Here are the seven most common ones:

06-01-2013More

PR Gone Wrong - 3 Top Twitter Disasters and 3 How To and How Not To Crisis Management

2012 has been the year big businesses finally took the big leap toward embracing social media. But it’s also produced some of the most disastrous tweets in corporate Twitter history.

Social media can be an important and inexpensive PR tool for companies, but when used improperly, it can bring about very negative consequences.

Here are 3 of the year’s biggest corporate Twitter blunders, and some thoughts on how the right technology and some basic training could’ve helped:

05-01-2013More

Der Weg zu Basel III

25-10-2012More

Bankengespräche leicht gemacht

Vorbereitung auf das Bankgespräch
Kleine und mittlere Unternehmen tragen in erheblichem Maße zur wirtschaftlichen Dynamik bei und leisten einen hohen Beitrag zur Stabilisierung und zum Ausbau der Beschäftigung. Wirtschaftswachstum – auch auf Ebene der Unternehmen – setzt das zur Verfügung stehen ausreichender Finanzierungsmittel voraus. Welche Form der Finanzierung ein Unternehmen auch wählt, entscheidend ist, dass eine stabile Geschäftsbeziehung zum jeweiligen Finanzierungspartner besteht.

Mit diesem Leitfaden wollen wir die mittelständische Wirtschaft dabei unterstützen, die Kommunikation mit der Hausbank bewusst und aktiv gestalten zu können. Dieser Leitfaden behandelt eine Vielzahl von Themen: Es geht unter anderem um die Auswahl der richtigen Bank, um die erforderlichen Unterlagen für das Bankgespräch und um das Auftreten in der Bank. Zentrales Element ist natürlich das Gespräch selbst. Weiters finden Sie zahlreiche Tipps und ein kleines Lexikon, welches Begriffe aus der „Bankenwelt“ erklärt. Schließlich soll der Leitfaden praktische Anleitungen liefern, um über den ganzen Lebenszyklus eines Unternehmens hinaus über eine erfolgreiche Beziehung mit seiner Bank verfügen zu können.

20-10-2012More

Outsourcing

One of the first things turnaround managers do, is look at fixed costs. Fixed costs are all costs that occur whether the cost generating services are actually needed or not. I have worked for large FMCG companies who entertained their own huge photo-studios and full-time photographers to do their products shots. In the old times this was a classic fixed overhead that has now been outsourced. Outsourcing means to commission someone externally to do the job so you just pay for the work you actually need done.

04-05-2011More

Secrets of Private Equity

According to the British Venture Capital Association, the industry trade body, private equity is: “medium to long-term finance provided in return for an equity stake in potentially high growth companies, which are usually privately owned.”

11-03-2011More

Reputation Management in a Turnaround

An important aspect of how you and your business will be perceived when going through a rough patch is how you present yourself. Let’s be clear: You need to inspire confidence. In you bankers, your stakeholders, your staff and your clients. Because if they loose confidence in you, you might loose them respectively what they can give you, that is to say their money and their business.

09-03-2011More

How To Delegate Effectively

In a turnaround time is everything. When a business is in dire straits, you don’t have time; you need to turn the ship around quickly before the worst happens. That’s why efficiency and effectiveness is everything. It is logic that you can achieve more if you get more people to work on a task than doing it all by your own. To get other people working, you need to delegate. But you need to delegate professionally.

08-03-2011More

Turnaround Manager Bedside Manners

I said it a million times: One of biggest enemies of common sense is ego. Remove your ego and you are successful, allow your ego to blossom and you loose ground contact, become detached and go down.

A better textbook example than the current downfall of Air India’s turnaround COO has yet to be written:

06-03-2011More

Prevention, Loss Control and Protection of Personal Assets

the honest, law abiding, hardworking business owner has a right and a responsibility to himself and his family, to protect his personal assets. That’s why the concept of a Limited Company has been created in the first place, and law and moral is completely at ease with the fact that entrepreneurs are able to protect their personal assets from the grasp of creditors and HMRC. After all, being an entrepreneur is a risky business and nobody would become one if with each business venture private assets would be at stake. Given the fact that the economy consists of SME’s by 90%, such precautions are a sheer necessity.

05-03-2011More

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