Business Management

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



Features
August 23, 2013

Headhunters, home builders, and other industries are looking for talent. If you ignore employee satisfaction, your human capital will be hired away. 

Features
August 19, 2013

Don Dykstra, president of Bloomfield Homes (Southlake, Texas), says a recent deal with Sumitomo Forestry provides the builder with confidence to increase leverage.

Features
August 19, 2013

It is much more productive and insightful to leave the attributes aside and understand instead what leaders are responsible for doing, says Lean-building expert Scott Sedam.

News
July 29, 2013

David Weekley Homes, one of the nation’s largest privately held home builders, released the winners of its "Partners of Choice" Award for 2013, which recognizes outstanding suppliers from the builder's evaluation system.

Features
July 09, 2013

Brandywine’s Dave Barisic on diving into social media marketing and outreach

Features
July 09, 2013

Double-digit revenue growth for these home builders during the recovery started with pre-planning, re-examination, and retrenching during the recession.

Features
July 08, 2013

How one home builder gained market share during bankruptcy and emerged more efficient than ever.

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?

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