Monthly Archives: September 2011

People and Measurements

   The tape measure isn’t just about how you measure. It also has to do with the people. Who are the leaders? Not the managers of the company, the leaders! And just as important, how do employees respond to the … Continue reading

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Questioning the Whole Thing!

What have I gotten myself into? Am I working for a madman? What started out, I thought, as a very productive meeting to address our company problems turned into a shouting match in the hall. Jimbo took more than a … Continue reading

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A Comparison of Companies

Not bad for a first shot out of the box, Narvell. As you can see I tried to align my answers up with yours. I hope this helps you in your search for the answers. Let’s get together Friday night … Continue reading

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Searching for Answers

What I originally had written on September 7th……. • M.E. Burdette Co. losing money? • How much money? • Sales is hitting their goals. • Engineering is ahead of most milestones on both new and improved products. • Manufacturing is … Continue reading

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More Questions…

   Got my first cost analysis assignment today. Thought I’d be more excited about it. But when your boss tells you to take a week to do a job that only took a couple of hours, you kind of lose … Continue reading

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What a Day!

What a day! First my head spins after sitting through my first management update meeting. Then I come home to an impromptu party and wind up revisiting my day in total.     I still have no clue why M.E. Burdette Co. … Continue reading

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What’s Happening at M.E. Burdette Co.?

M.E. Burdette Co. losing money? How much money? Sales is hitting their goals.   Engineering is ahead of most milestones on both new and improved products. Manufacturing is beating the pants off their goals Every division is within budget except Transportation, … Continue reading

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