Summary of Profit Building

Cutting Costs without Cutting People

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Profit Building book summary
If you think the last thing your company needs is another department, think again, and make way for the profit making squad, armed with questionnaires, brainstorming, surveys, and techniques to implement change even when people resist it (which they always will).


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Perry J. Ludy, a seasoned executive, presents his strategies for building profits and cutting costs in this well conceived book. He provides a team-based, profit-making plan that companies of any size could implement. In this simple, highly effective book, Ludy dispels myths about cutting costs and building profits. He uses examples from his professional experience to show his suggestions in action. getAbstract recommends this book to managers and executives who are responsible for cost cutting and profit building.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How to construct a permanent profit-building plan within your organization;
  • How to prepare your team for organizational change and innovation; and
  • Why reviewing and follow-up should be a perpetual part of the profit-building process.


Steps to Cutting Costs
What’s the first thing a company usually does when it wants to reduce costs? Probably about the worst thing it could do for its overall health, productivity, and profitability: it reduces its work force by firing, laying-off, or downsizing. A crunch is the wrong ...
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Perry J. Ludy is a business executive.

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