Welcome to the September 23, 2007 edition of Corporate Vigilance.
Mike Harmon presents Accounting - The Language of Business posted at Basic Accounting, saying, "Accounting often is referred to as "the language of business" because of its role in maintaining and processing all relevant financial information that an entity or company requires for its managing and reporting purposes."
Sue Massey presents 7 Lessons From A Bad Manager posted at Business Management Life, saying, "Many people work for bosses who are horrible at what they do. Having worked under a bad manager offered an invaluable opportunity to witness a failed approach to management."
Matt Hanson presents Matt’s Creative Advertising Blog » Blog Archive » Ways To Advertise On The Web posted at Matt's Creative Advertising Blog, saying, "This article deals with some of the most popular ways to advertise on the web for free."
Chris Tackett presents Drip Marketing Nurtures Customers And Generates Leads posted at Direct Marketing News, saying, "Drip marketing is the process of sending out several promotional pieces consistently over a period of time to a targeted list. This direct mail marketing idea is aimed at staying in touch with your current and potential customers. It is essential to have them think of you when they, or someone they know, need your product/service."
Eric Hudin presents A Word on Word-of-Mouth Marketing posted at Everyday Marketing Ideas, saying, "Some Public Relations purists seem to be giving a derisive sniff to all of the attention paid to Word-of-Mouth and word-of-mouse marketing. They contend, and rightly so, that new innovations have always had vocal early adopters, and publics have long sought out communities of interest to help them make important decisions."
Tom Stanley presents Dream Your Own Dream posted at Tom's Franchise Information Blog, saying, "When you are considering owning your own business, a franchise may seem quite appealing. But instead of starting with someone else’s idea, why not start with your own?"
Jason Rakowski presents How to Deliver the Ultimate in Customer Service Delight posted at Learn Good Customer Service, saying, "With the right approach you can add wow factor to your customer experiences and develop mutually beneficial long term relationships with them."
Chris Russell presents Office White Noise posted at Productivity Planner, saying, "White noise machines are fast becoming one of the most popular developments when it comes to office acoustics. The reason office white noise machines are being implemented in office environments is that they provide a calm and soothing working environment, which leads to better productivity."
Stacey Derbinshire presents Business Plans - An Outline for the New Entrepreneur posted at Starting a Small Home Business, saying, "You can not afford to have a casual attitude with respect to your planning. Even if you are great at visualizing and know perfectly well where you want to take your business after a certain period of time, you should take the time to put your plan in black and white."
Ian Welsh presents Pork: Wha'ss On The Barbeque In Congress Is Your Future posted at The Agonist, saying, "In the United States today, the simplest, easiest and safest way to make money is to bribe the government to pass laws or subsidies favourable to you. So let's take a closer look at the intersection of capitalism and political corruption, American-style"
Leon Gettler presents Michael Dell and deja vu posted at Sox First, saying, "Dell boss Michael Dell says he had nothing to do with Dell’s accounting shenanigans. Even though Dell started cooking the books when he was still CEO back in 2003."
phil F. presents Wal-Mart Wraps Bogus New Health Care Plan in Words posted at e-news daily.
Leon Gettler presents Ethics gaps posted at Sox First, saying, "Businesses perform reasonably well when it comes to corporate governance but a new report shows serious ethics gaps in the areas of human rights and environment."
Charles H. Green presents Business Ethics and Self-Orientation posted at Trust Matters, saying, "Many corporate "ethics" initiatives amount either to probabilistic analyses or to brainwashing about political correctness."
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