Category: Entrepreneurship

Articles on Entrepreneurship and General Management

Innovation Defined: Change, Vectored Change, Improvement and Innovation

We live in a world of constant change. A world where it sometimes seems as if, like the White Queen, you must run constantly in order to stay in the same place.

All around us people are talking about change management as if it was a discipline that every entrepreneur and senior manager should be a master of. But of course, as you chase the information back it becomes obvious that you can’t really manage change.

At VProz, we’ve identified four basic types of change.

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The Innovation Continuum

Innovation is often imprecisely defined by business thinkers. This article describes a model to understand the continuum of innovation from little to no to radical innovation.

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What is Project Management?

What is project management? Why should I care? Project management is in the media constantly in one form or another. But what makes project management unique is often poorly understood. In this blog entry, you will discover the root differences between project managment and other forms of management.

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What is a Fair Project Manager Salary?

We all know that 41% of project failures are the result of not having a qualified project manager in place. But what is a qualified project manager going to cost us?

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How to Calculate Labour Costs — (Part 4) The Quick and Dirty Method

One of the major costs for any project is labour (or labor if you prefer). Unfortunately, many managers don’t know how to calculate their basic labour costs. At the best this leads to problems in managing projects. At worst, it leads to problems with finding and retaining team members. In this series of articles, we’ll explore the calculation of labour costs. In this part, we’ll explore the types of costs.

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How to Calculate Labour Costs — (Part 3) What Makes up the Cost of Labour

One of the major costs for any project is labour (or labor if you prefer). Unfortunately, many managers don’t know how to calculate their basic labour costs. At the best this leads to problems in managing projects. At worst, it leads to problems with finding and retaining team members. In this series of articles, we’ll explore the calculation of labour costs. In this part, we’ll explore the types of costs.

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How to Calculate Labour Costs — (Part 2) Who is Actually Working For Us

One of the major costs for any project is labour (or labor if you prefer). Unfortunately, many managers don’t know how to calculate their basic labour costs. At the best this leads to problems in managing projects. At worst, it leads to problems with finding and retaining team members. In this series of articles, we’ll explore the calculation of labour costs. In this part, we’ll explore the five types of workers.

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How to Calculate Labour Costs – (Part 1) A Problem of Knowledge

One of the major costs for any project is labour (or labor if you prefer). Unfortunately, many managers don’t know how to calculate their basic labour costs. At the best this leads to problems in managing projects. At worst, it leads to problems with finding and retaining team members. In this series of articles, we’ll explore the calculation of labour costs. In this part, we’ll explore the problem.

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