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  • Image of SmartTips: 5 Forces Analysis
    Image of SmartTips: 5 Forces Analysis

    If your business is considering a major change, a 5 Forces Analysis can help you determine whether the change is the right idea at the right time. In this SmartTips video, we explore how 5 Forces Analysis can help your company's competitive strategy.

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  • Image of SmartTips: 3 Styles of Holding People Accountable
    Image of SmartTips: 3 Styles of Holding People Accountable

    While holding people accountable is rarely easy or fun, it is necessary for your success as a manager. In this SmartTips video, you will learn three styles for holding employees accountable: the directive style, the positive style, and the team style.

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  • Image of SmartTips: What Is A SWOT Analysis?
    Image of SmartTips: What Is A SWOT Analysis?

    Looking for a strategic plan to reach company goals? Try the SWOT analysis method. This SmartTips video describes a SWOT analysis, which can help assess your company's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and determine a course of action.

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  • Image of SmartTips: 6 Tips For Effective Delegation
    Image of SmartTips: 6 Tips For Effective Delegation

    If you're a manager, then delegation is not optional — it's built into your job. The better your delegation skills, the stronger you are as a manager, and the more confident, creative and proactive your team will become in the future. This SmartTips video provides six tips to help you recognize and practice effective delegation.

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  • Image of SmartTips: 6 Skills For New Managers
    Image of SmartTips: 6 Skills For New Managers

    Although you're thrilled about your promotion, slight trepidation simmers below the surface. You can't wait to prove yourself as a competent leader, but to date you have no experience in the role. This SmartTips video reviews the 6 essential skills for new managers will that help ensure their success.

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  • Image of SmartTips: Why — And How — To Delegate
    Image of SmartTips: Why — And How — To Delegate

    Delegation is a key management tool. Managers who master the art of delegation are likely to shine in their supervisor's eyes and to move up within the organization. This SmartTips video provides the why and how to becoming good at delegation.

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  • Image of SmartTips: Managing A Virtual Workforce
    Image of SmartTips: Managing A Virtual Workforce

    Many businesses are choosing to have part or all of their workforce work from home, to save overhead, and to offer employees more flexible work schedules and less commuting headaches. This SmartTips video provides positive business practices to successfully manage a virtual workforce.

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