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- Supplier knowledge is the key to a sustainable business. Pike, Steven // Publican's Morning Advertiser;4/4/2013, Issue 96, p27
The article reports on the importance of food service employees' knowledge about their suppliers on business success.
- It's All in the Cards. Raphael, Todd // Workforce;Sep2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p18
Deals with the success of the business operations of Ruth's Chris Steak House, attributed to its direct employee-training system using information cards. Features of the cards; Advantage of the system; Impact of the card system on employee turnover.
- A clean start: Dishwashing jobs can launch careers for workers who soak up these valuable life lessons. SULLIVAN, JIM // Nation's Restaurant News;8/6/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 31, p14
The author discusses the importance of the job of dishwashers on the restaurant industry. According to the author, some of the great careers in the restaurant business started at the dishwashing pool. The author enumerates the important lessons about running a successful restaurant that can be...
- To succeed, servers must keep up with sophisticated guests. Hollocou, Richard // Nation's Restaurant News;8/14/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 33, p28
The article reflects on the importance of great customer service in the success of a restaurant business. For servers, they must keep up with the needs of customers that have become much more sophisticated about dining. They need to have more knowledge about all aspects of restaurants and...
- The staff makes a special, special. Flaherty, David // Nation's Restaurant News;2/11/2013, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p42
The article presents the author's comments on the use of employees by restaurant and bar operators being more important than advertising for achieving success. The author says that the employees need to be educated and challenged. According to him, education of employees plays an important role...
- More like them? Nivola, P.S. // Brookings Review;Spring91, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p14
Discusses America's strategic trade policy which is more extensive than is widely believed, and means different things to different people. Closet industrial policy; Scope of US industrial policy often undermined; Commitment of resources large and enduring; Few foreign competitors have earned...
- Trade watch. // Business America;Aug94, Vol. 115 Issue 8, preceding p1
Presents developments related to international trade. Data on economic indicators for the United States; Expanded financing program of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; Preliminary understanding on wheat with Canada; Proposed opening of an enhanced national network of Regional and...
- Making trade freer, fairer. Golob, S. // Nation's Business;Oct88, Vol. 76 Issue 10, p57
Describes a trade law, the Omnibus Trade & Competitiveness Act of 1988, which has the promise of opening up more foreign markets for American goods, services, and investments while it provides for more fair trade practices.
- The antidumping boomerang. // Wilson Quarterly;Summer94, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p134
Evaluates the article `U.S. Trade Laws Harm U.S. Industries,' by James Bovard in `Regulation,' Vol. 16, No. 4. Contention on the effect of protectionist policies to U.S. competitiveness; Dumping of high-technology Japanese products in the U.S.; Manipulation of anti-dumping laws.