Business Management

A compilation of business news, trends, and surveys on customer satisfaction, financials, human resources, marketing, and sales.



Features
July 08, 2013

What makes a leader? The answer is not found in rank and privilege. The answer is found by understanding a leader’s responsibilities, Scott Sedam says.

Features
June 24, 2013

Builders need to prepare and face a challenge that they haven’t seen in many years—rising material and labor costs and shortages. Passing the costs along by simply raising prices won’t be enough to solve the problem.

Features
June 24, 2013

On the long road back toward sales levels rivaling the best years in the industry, are similar profit levels still available? Where will we find profit?

Features
May 22, 2013

From what I gather in my dealings with builders and designers, our industry underutilizes spreadsheets.

Features
April 26, 2013

In home building, the customer is rarely right. Wow, I bet you didn’t think you would see that statement coming from a customer satisfaction expert; but it is true, and here is why.

News
April 15, 2013

On April 11, the Manufacturers Alliance honored Uponor as the 2013 Manufacturer of the Year in the large-company category.

News
March 13, 2013

The NHQ Award is modeled after the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and represents the housing industry’s highest recognition for achievements in total quality management.

Key Toll Brothers executives (l. to r.): Martin Connor, CFO; Ed Weber, regional

Key Toll Brothers executives (l. to r.): Martin Connor, CFO; Ed Weber, regional president; Barry Depew, regional president; Fred

Features
December 31, 2012

Arguably better than any of the Giant builders, Toll Brothers built a business that was ready to absorb and pivot from the historic downturn to a new market.

Home builders are in the crosshairs as cash-strapped local governments that have

Home builders are in the crosshairs as cash-strapped local governments that have seen their budgets decimated during the economi

Features
December 24, 2012

Home builders are in the crosshairs as cash-strapped local governments that have seen their budgets decimated during the economic downturn look for ways to shift infrastructure costs to the private sector.

News
December 24, 2012

As the calendar year comes to a close, we recap the most popular Professional Builder articles in 2012.

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