TITLE

Benchmarking for profit

PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Cabinet Maker;7/13/2001, Issue 5246, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the result of the Furniture Industry Benchmarking Project of BFM in Great Britain. Need of companies to improve record keeping systems; High ratings of firms for leadership and personnel management; Commitment of firms to raise frequency of business reviews to improve performance.
ACCESSION #
4836807

 

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