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motivating employees  sales forces, rewarding and motivating employee performance through variable compensation largely remains a time-honored practice (as in the case where employees can take some time off as a reward), especially in the private sector rank and file. Yet a well-deployed incentive and performance management system should ensure that employee activity and behavior is focused company-wide. It should also increase employee and company productivity potential, deliver more profitable operations, and increase the Read More

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motivating employees  creates added expected utility, motivating repeat purchase of the brand and producing brand loyalty. Kim, Morris and Swait (2008, p.103) support this argument, suggesting that “brand credibility, which embraces the personal history of brand experience, is the “initiator” of establishing brand loyalty”, which in turn, serves to strengthen the client relationship. 2. Strengthening Relationships According to Aaker (1991), strong brand relationships must be cultivated if an organization is to create Read More

Acumatica Unleashing Its Cloud ERP Potential


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motivating employees  developing, training, supporting, and motivating its channel. Acumatica announced at the Summit that it had added some 50 partners to its channel this year, which will grow its partners to a total of 221 partner organizations, as part of an initiative, announced in July 2013, to grow its VARS, ISVs, and OEMs. (Acumatica mailed out flip-flops to prospective partners, imprinted with a custom Web site address inviting the prospects to the Partner Summit.) One guestimate was that perhaps 25% of the partner Read More

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motivating employees  base is generally a motivating factor for the acquisition in the first place. If you''re negotiating purchase of a product that is the result of a merger, you may suddenly find that you have more leverage than you thought. After all, the vendor''s competitor is negotiating from a position of perceived stability, if not strength. back to the doom and gloom... 7) Changes and delays in the product development roadmap The roadmap that one company plans for its future product development takes into account many Read More

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motivating employees  gratification, and have trouble motivating themselves if the results can''t be seen for in, say, 6 to 12 months. Thus, if a salesperson needs 12 months to convert a lead into a sales order, he/she will not likely focus on prospecting and creating leads and opportunities if he/she only gets evaluated through the actual sale. But if the gamification can show some other results metrics, it is more likely that sales employees will put some effort into activities other than merely closing sales. If employees Read More

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motivating employees  Study: Deutsche Bank Gets Closer to Customers with CRM Web Portal With more than 5,000 global employees serving as touch points for sales and customer service, Deutsche Bank could no longer afford to rely on its outdated customer relationship management (CRM) systems. The financial services powerhouse now has a system that serves 5,500 Deutsche Bank employees, and includes information on over 10,000 customers. Find out how Deutsche Bank saved up to 40 percent in development costs. Read More

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Ascentis


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