16. Training: the importance of training staff to use new technology
A: it is a very important step to train your staff in how to use the new technology. First of all most of your staff won’t be familiar with this technology since it is new and unless you train them they will spend much more time in getting used to it. Therefore your training is worthy in getting your staff to understand the new technology. Secondly you still won’t enjoy the high efficiency brought up by the new technology if you can’t achieve the perfect combination of your staff and the new technology which is only possible through training. The last but not the least you can improve your staff’s ability to harness the new technology through your training program and make them more confident in their work, which will definitely enhance the efficiency of your company.
17. The importance of selecting appropriate members of staff to attend exhibitions
A: your aim of exhibiting your products at the trade fair is to show your customers the high quality of your products through fine demonstration and careful explanation, which will only be achieved by selecting right staff to attend the trade fair. The staff you select should at least have a good understanding of the products you display. They must know the quality function description production packing and other important fields of your products. Besides they must have strong ability of promoting and marketing. These elaborately-selected staff can answer any kind of question produced by the customers about your products and can secure contracts with them skillfully, which will make your display a complete success.
18. Production management: how to organize an effective stock control system
A: there are three important steps: first step up a monitoring system in the company to watch closely the level of inventory so that the inventory can be maintained at an appropriate level. Second set up a reporting system to inform the manager of any possible changes in the level of inventory. If the level is too low try to improve it and reduce its negative effect on the production. If the level is too high try to reduce it and pay attention to the lack of capital and difficulties it will exert on the management. Third make everyone in the company clear about the importance of stock control so that every part of this system is operating effectively and altogether achieve a high proficiency of the whole.
注释：stock control system 存货控制 （对各种物资库存量的管理。目的在于使各种物料的库存量保持在适当的水平，既不会因库存过低而使生产收到影响，也不会因库存过多而占压资金并增加管理上的困难。）
19. Meeting: the importance of regular meeting with suppliers
A: first improve your cooperation with your supplier. It is not just a simple deal you make with your supplier. That is to say you should do your business with your supplier on the basis of equality mutual respect and mutual benefit. Second try to let your suppliers know that you are willing to establish the long-term relationship with them so that they are more confident in the current business with your company. Third it is your PR department’s job to communicate with your suppliers on the regular basis and enhance the friendly relationships between you and your suppliers.
20. The importance of teamwork for the effective management of projects
A: to manage projects involves heavy workload and requires much of the company’s energy and human resource. However by using teamwork we can make this complicated work become simple and easy. First when we set up a project-oriented teamwork all members of the projects are united and work in a teamwork spirit. That means they work more systemically and coordinate more with each other. As leaders we won’t worry about the time we will have to waste on the coordinating procedures anymore. Second by using teamwork we can create a sound and effective communication with the project and monitor the communication between members as well as the communication between boss and subordinates. Third in a team everyone tries to help others in their work and a lot of problems can be solved quickly after they occur. The managers can thus save the energy and time for trouble-shooting.
21. The importance of providing employees with clear job descriptions
A: if you give your employees clear job descriptions they will have a better understanding of what their jobs are and what their bosses expect from them. Then they can work according to their aims without any misunderstanding of their jobs which will definitely improve the efficiency of your employees’ work. In addition for managers clear job description can enable them to know their subordinates’ work better and to monitor and control their work effectively.
2010-08-27 16:42 编辑：juliatt