Checklist for reviewing your function

  1. What are the objectives of my department or function?
  2. Is there any planing? Check whether it can be achieved.
  3. What are the ways of improvement of my department?
  4. Right equipment and facilities.
  5. Right number of staff.
  6. Are your subordinates correctly placed and loaded?
  7. Is there any training plan?
  8. Do I spend enough time with my staff?
  9. Have I trained my deputy?
  10. Am I satisfied personally?
  11. Is the relationship with my senior manager satisfactory?
  12. Give credit to your team for their success.

How to choose a project?

Choosing a project is an important step for any start up company. The project owner should check the following points essentially.

  • Find out the probability of success with the best consultants and experts who have hands on experience in the related field.
  • Explore the effect on development and design resources.
  • Study the time to first sales.
  • Predict the possible effects upon production resources.
  • Estimate the new capital investment required.
  • Discuss with your team upon sales and maintainence resoures.
  • Justify your turnover.
  • Examine the profitability.
  • Check the compatibility with the company and its long term plans.
  • Study the competitive situtation and market demand.