Pros and cons of self-governing companies as exemplified by Semco and Zappos
Today we’ll talk about the advantages and disadvantages of organizations that are managed not by a group of managers, but by each employee. Specialists will find out whether it is…

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Where to get motivation?
One of the most common questions of current start-up entrepreneurs. The answer is simple. But in order to come to him for a start you need to discuss the input…

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A successful company only needs to be organized
This is a short description of the success of the company, which has more broadly explored the needs of the legal services market. The company was created as a small…

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Pros and cons of self-governing companies as exemplified by Semco and Zappos

Today we’ll talk about the advantages and disadvantages of organizations that are managed not by a group of managers, but by each employee. Specialists will find out whether it is worth getting a job in such a company, and entrepreneurs will decide for themselves whether they are ready to choose the path of self-government and release the reins of control.

So, let’s imagine that an ordinary worker in one of the Russian companies had a brilliant idea on how to reduce production losses. From this moment, he has several options:

do nothing, following the principle of “initiative is punishable”;
go to the immediate boss and try to convince him of the prospects of the proposal;
Describe your thoughts and send them to a special mail to collect ideas, if any.
In all these options, the chance that the idea will be realized, even if it is really sensible, tends to zero. The boss may not realize the value of the proposal, and top managers can’t get to the mailbox, which they started several months ago, following the fashion. Continue reading

Virtual money: what is it, the pros and cons of e-currency

The world does not stand still, new technologies appear, and as you can see, gradually people begin to use electronic currency. But many still do not risk using electronic money, because they do not know what it is and how to use it. Most people think that electronic money is paper money that can be used to pay for various Internet services. For example, the Internet or mobile communications. But is it? In this article you will learn what electronic money is, how it appeared, their pros and cons, and how to use it. Continue reading

Activated Carbon Production

Activated carbon is known to everyone. Most know about it as small black tablets used in food poisoning – on the principle of “cheap and cheerful.” However, did anyone wonder what activated carbon is made of, and how this happens? After all, this process is much more complicated than it might seem at first glance.

What is activated carbon
Roughly speaking, activated carbon is carbon with virtually no impurities, having the appearance of a very light and very porous substance. Actually, it’s very porous – the surface of 1 gram of the finished substance, depending on the manufacturing method, can have a surface of 500 to 1800 m² – just imagine, a tablet that you take when poisoned has a surface of more than a kilometer square! Continue reading

How the principle of the invisible hand of the market works
The principle of the invisible hand of the market is a term coined by the Scottish economist and one of the founders of modern economic theory, Adam Smith, to explain…

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How to make a quotation correctly and professionally?
Sales managers quite often hear the phrase "Send us your quotation, we will consider it and respond to it." But quite often it is at this point that customers leave.…

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How to make a quotation correctly and professionally?
Sales managers quite often hear the phrase "Send us your quotation, we will consider it and respond to it." But quite often it is at this point that customers leave.…

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Marketing automation: what is it and how will it help business
In global marketing, there is a trend in automation or the so-called marketing automation. We can draw such a conclusion by analyzing Google Trends by keyword. But what is it?…

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