From hopelessness to "vomiting", or How to assess the level of service impeccability
The sphere of hospitality and leisure, an elite restaurant business and traditional catering is a market that, apparently, has always been, is and will be. At the same time, some…

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Signs that the company’s account will soon “freeze”
A current account is an important financial management tool for each company. The suspension of certain operations on the account or its complete blockage may, if not paralyze the activity…

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“The tail steers a dog”, or Three stories of real business
Svetlana Emelyanova, managing partner of STEP Consulting, shares three stories from business practice that describe the resistance of the company's employees to useful changes and innovations, and explains how to…

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technologies

Robots or living people? How customer service will change in the next decade

Our life, the world around us, is changing at an incredible speed. Over the past 10 years, humanity has made a quantum leap in the development of technology. What seemed so utopian not so long ago is today a reality. Smartphones, social networks, Wi-Fi. For a couple of clicks on the phone, we call a taxi, choose a place to live in another city, order food at home, communicate with friends from anywhere in the world. Everything moves in a spiral of continuous development. Technologies, geopolitics, economic conditions, business formats are changing. Continue reading

Voice shopping: what business needs to know to be trendy
Voice shopping and related devices (mainly smart speakers) have quickly become popular since Amazon first launched its Echo smartphone in 2014, topping Amazon's bestseller list on Christmas Day. According to…

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“Caution, an illiterate accountant!”, Or How to save a company from an unqualified specialist
In September, two companies belonging to the same owner took for accounting services. One in the general mode, the second in the simplified tax system “Revenues minus expenses”. I don’t…

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Work on bugs: how can a business get a good product by working with contractors
Inspections of the security service, analysis of contracts and amendments to lawyers suddenly make a ruthless bureaucratic machine out of the procurement department. The initial application undergoes a lot of…

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Strategic communications, or the Event does not end with a DJ set
It so happens that the manager goes from theory to practical actions, and there is also the other side, when the specialist intuitively and practically, through trial and error, opens…

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