“Gold is for fools,” or Why business is not a sport, and the winner does not get everything
Within the framework of these columns, we talked a lot about how the companies are structured and their weaknesses. They talked a lot and in detail about how to diagnose…

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Do not rush to pay a fine to Rostekhnadzor!
Organizations operating hazardous production facilities (HEP), such as drilling rigs, aerial platforms and so on, are required to carry out production control over compliance with industrial safety requirements at the…

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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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“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 resist this to the business owner
Case 1:

The owner of the manufacturing company conceived organizational changes. They were needed in order to prepare the company to capture a significant market share. Continue reading

How we built a turquoise company: Alexey Denisov's experience - OLS
We, the OLS company, are a turquoise organization. How do we understand this? As well as all really working “turquoise” organizations - having read Frederic Lalu’s book “Discovering the Organizations…

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How to avoid a cash gap due to winning the tender: a brief case
At the end of July, our company won a tender for the supply of products for one federal research and production center. Under the terms of the contract, an advance…

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“Influencing or manipulating?”: How to build relationships with subordinates in a developing company
The task of management in any business is to achieve goals in conditions of limited resources. The manager does not always understand this, often he justifies himself or others by…

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5 rules on how to help the customer during construction in order to receive contracts in the future
It is no secret that many of the directors of small construction companies that conclude a contract for construction and installation works (performers of all kinds or only some narrow-profile…

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