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Formal Impact Studies on the Business Education Design (Pty.) Ltd. Website

Formal Impact Studies on the Business Education Design (Pty.) Ltd. Website

Used with permission of the author:
Author: Andrew Hofmeyr
Business Education Design (Pty.) Ltd.

websitewww.bused.co.za
30 April 2007

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TEAM BUSINESS LONGITUDINAL IMPACT STUDY
Conducted by Dr Gillian Godsell and Wits Business School

A longitudinal study of companies using Team Business revealed:

  • Improved understanding of business principles, and a desire to apply these principles to the participant's own job
  • Improved teamwork and willingness to share tasks, as well as increased productivity
  • Improved understanding and appreciation of the role of management
  • A reduction in conflict in the work situation
  • Innovative ideas and efforts to implement cost savings
  • A greater sense of ownership of and responsibility for their own work
  • Increased enthusiasm and improved co-operation
  • Improved negotiations with shop stewards.

 


TEAM BUSINESS PRE-POST TEST STUDY
Conducted by the National Productivity Institute

Pre and post study of 7500 participants: 

CLASSIC 10 PRE-POST TEST ON UNDERSTANDING OF THEORY AND CONFIDENCE IN APPLYING IT TO MANAGEMENT DECISION-MAKING
 

 

VALUE IN ACTION LEARNING AND ATTITUDE SURVEY 

ON LEARNING OF VALUE BASED MANAGEMENT THEORY

What I have learned: A Lot A Little Nothing

I have learned how profits are made

I have learned how important it is to meet our customers’ and people’s expectations

I have learned the importance of adding value to make profits

I have learned the importance of value drivers and constraints in making more profits

I have learned how business works

I have learned how each employee can help the company be more profitable

I have learned why we must meet our shareholders expectations

I have learned what the essence of Value Based Management is

 

 

ON ATTITUDE TO VALUE BASED MANAGEMENT

After doing this course,

I feel more positive about Value Based Management in our company.

I am keen to help our company make more profits.

I feel that I can make a difference to our company.

I think that other staff at our company should attend this course.

I feel more positive about myself.

 


Andrew Hofmeyr(BA, HDE (PG), BEd. Med, MBA) lectured in educational theory at the Johannesburg College of Education and the University of the Witwatersrand from 1977 to 1992. During that time he studied research methodology and educational technology on an international fellowship at the University of Surrey, UK. He is a founder member of Business Education Design, whose training programmes are used by leading corporations and business schools in South Africa and the USA. He can be contacted at and at the Business Education Design websitewww.bused.co.za.


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Formal impact studies and surveys showing the benefit of employees learning about value based management.

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Business management, business principles, conflict management, cost management, development, knowledge management, productivity, profit, shareholders, teamwork, training, value based management.

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