Policies and procedures
Thursday, March 8, 2007/
Taking a business from startup to medium company means setting and updating policies and procedures. Hear top entrepreneurs give their thoughts on guiding growth.
What policies and procedures do you need for your business?
SmartCompany has teamed with Nine Network’s Business Success to bring you lessons from top entrepreneurs, including Boost Juice’s Janine Allis (right).
Every week we take a different theme and share entrepreneurs’ insights, tips, challenges, mistakes and triumphs.
This week we look at one of the greatest challenges for a fast-growing business: policies and procedures. Top entrepreneurs say that making the transition from small company to medium company requires systems. Without them, staff are continually re-inventing the wheel and growth will send an organization into chaos.
As Janine Allis says: “Without policies and procedures, you make the same mistakes again and again.”
Watch Paul Cave of BridgeClimb, Jason Lea of Darrell Lea and other top entrepreneurs talking about policies and procedures you need.
Your Business Success – Sunday mornings, 8.30am on the Nine Network – provides practical business advice from Australia’s leading entrepreneurs applied to a real life businesses. Each week a different leading entrepreneur shares their business knowledge: including Maxine Horn of Fone Zone, Brian Singer of Rip Curl, Paul Cave of BridgeClimb and Geoff Harris of Flight Centre.
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