Corporate accountability – Fact or Fiction?

Corporate accountability – Fact or Fiction?

Corporate accountability is a FACT when monitoring the technical performance of the dealership, but mostly FICTION when applied to people performance. The ironic fact is that people drive the success of a dealership so it just makes good sense to apply accountability...

Do your managers and staff think like owners?

AT A DEALERSHIP, just like any business, there are two critical things required to survive: 1. turn a profit 2. generate cash Yes, many other things are important, including customer experience, employee morale, safety, marketing, and branding, to name a few. However,...

Surviving in a Toxic Family Work Environment

Let’s begin by stating that the senior leaders of a dealership are responsible for creating a workplace culture that fosters high morale and productivity. Having said that, there are both family and corporately owned enterprises that fail to live up to this...

Why do we make customer service so difficult?

WRITER’S NOTE: I began drafting this article while staying at a hotel on Super Bowl Sunday. While that was a few months ago, I thought I’d share some events leading up to the game that are as relevant today as they were back in February. Wanting to watch the game, I...

I’m a department manager – What is expected of me?

HAVE YOU EVER promoted your most skilled parts person to manager only to find out the employee lacked management abilities? Of all the questions whispered in my ears, the most common is: “I am now a manager. What is expected of me?” Along with the parts counter...
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