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In small business control refers to the ability of the primary owner to exert his influence over the management and direction of the company. Often business novices confuse ownership with control; you may have ownership but it doesn’t mean you have control.

Team Based Pay in the Hair Salon Industry – A Critique


Team based pay in the hair salon industry is the newest solution for compensating employees and increasing the overall performance of a salon.  IT WILL NOT WORK.  This article is a critique of this program and provides several reasons why this [...]

Shareholder Dynamics in Small Business


The majority of small businesses are owned by a single individual.  An additional pool is family owned or controlled.  The balance usually involves friends or relatives that are passive in ownership.  These forms of ownership create some [...]