TITLE

Best practice checklist

AUTHOR(S)
RYAN, KERRY
PUB. DATE
May 2013
SOURCE
Turf Craft;May/Jun2013, Issue 150, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the best practices in the turf industry. It is opined that growth is possible in three key areas, team management, benchmarking and links between strategic and annual plans. It is stated that communication across cultures and language barriers is required to strengthen working relationships and teamwork.
ACCESSION #
92612024

 

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