Monthly Archives: August 2013
Posted on August 23, 2013 by FMI CorporationFormulating an Acquisition Strategy By Hunt Davis Running an effective and successful acquisition search is a major undertaking for any business. Acquisitions have always been a means to maximize shareholder value and create a sustainable competitive advantage for firms. However, acquisitions of any size require substantial financial returns to create shareholder value and to justify the significant investment of managerial time, effort and financial resources necessary to complete a transaction. It is important for any firm considering an acquisition search to be aware of the different processes, strategies and best practices.
Posted on August 16, 2013 by FMI CorporationSix Keys to Customer Service By Tyler Pare In pursuit of a winning edge in today’s hypercompetitive construction markets, contractors have trimmed margins, slashed overhead and burned the midnight oil. Still, many construction firms are struggling to maintain success. Providing superior customer service is an oft-forgotten strategy for separating yourself from the competition. It is a strategy that takes years of dedication and culture engineering. But, you have to start somewhere. Here are six tips for building superior customer service.
Posted on August 2, 2013 by FMI CorporationThe 25th Annual State-of-the-Industry Report By Rick Tison FMI recently released The 25th Annual State-of-the-Industry Report, which covers design and construction markets for transportation, power, facilities, remediation and water infrastructure. In addition to an exhaustive review of secondary sources and a thorough analysis of ENR’s Design 500 survey results, FMI conducted 45 in-depth interviews with CEOs and senior executives of leading firms in the above markets to gather the data for this report. While participants are beginning to see some signs of growth in the markets they serve, they do remain cautious, as the economic recovery remains fragile.
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