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November 2013

Where Managers Blunder

This article presents the findings of a two-year industry study looking at where distribution industry managers blunder and what they could do better.

This article by William McCleave includes analysis of:

  • Which characteristics cause managers to blunder most
  • The best and worth characteristics of managers
  • Where managers should focus for possible improvement

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  • Protecting Your Knowledge Base
  • The Hiring Disconnect in Distribution
  • Re-evaluate the Human Capital in Your Company

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Download this Issue in PDF: Nov. 25, 2013

This is the PDF of this issue of Modern Distribution Management.

Table of Contents:

  • The Auto Industry's Return from Collapse
  • Commentary: The 20/80 Sales Paradigm for Today
  • MDM Interview: Giving Up Control of Your Business
  • Where Manager Blunder
  • Distribution Financial Metrics & Trading Multiples
  • Monthly Wholesale Trade: October 2013
  • Industrial Inflation Index: October 2013
  • News Digest

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Recommended Reading: The ‘Remarkable’ Recovery of the U.S. Auto Industry

The U.S. auto industry has returned from its collapse, but the industry – and the the distributors who serve it – have made some big changes.

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MDM Premium Extra: 20 Best Practices for Vending Success (Slides PDF)

For the recent special report on industrial vending, MDM's editorial team spoke with dozens of experts – from distributors providing the service to the people making the machines and the software.

We combed through our interviews to identify best practices in industrial vending. These have been compiled into a slide deck for easy scanning exclusively for our MDM Premium subscribers.

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