Three Truths to Guide SMBs

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Recent changes in the economic environment have altered business fundamentals forever. Larger competitors want to capture the customers that SMBs previously were able to claim uncontested. Customers are becoming more knowledgeable and skillful in leveraging relationships. And financial resources may be less readily available. SMBs need to achieve the next level of efficiency and flexibility to ensure future success.

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Right-sizing ERP for SMBs

The level of success a small to midsize business (SMB) achieves depends on its ability to gain a competitive advantage by means of product improvement, efficient processes, and increased visibility.

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Beyond Engagement: The Definitive Guide to Employee Surveys and Organizational Performance

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Employee engagement surveys have grown in acceptance in the last 10 years because organizations believe they can leverage employee engagement for higher employee retention, greater customer satisfaction, and improved financial performance.

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