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Rochester Business Journal 25

At Rochester Gas and Electric Corp.’s annual meeting in April, CEO Roger Kober told shareholders that restructuring of industry will create “great opportunities for companies whose strategies are in line with what their customers want.” But he warned: “The message ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

(Continued from previous page) RBJ: I would imagine most of the people who work here have worked here for a number of years and virtually all that time under the old way of doing things. What you seem to be ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

Community values, civic commitment, local roots. Lead any of the Rochester Business Journal 25 to speak lovingly of the upstate homeland, and it’s best foot forward all the way. But that best foot rarely, if ever, steps over the bottom ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

The road to re-engineering is not paved with the theory of Michael Hammer and James Champy, a number of companies have found. The restructuring gurus’ 1993 best seller, “Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution,” described a method of ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

Some are one-paragraph quotes, others neatly bound booklets; some wear nothing fancier than company letterhead, others are crowned by names such as “the Monro Doctrine” and “the Eastman Way.” Though composed differently, all are values statements–and nearly all of the ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

Observers who scan the employment horizon here offer no reason for alarm but, at the same time, no reason to expect significant growth. Over the past year, nearly half of the Rochester Business Journal 25 added employees, while the rest ...

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Rochester Business Journal 25

1. Xerox Corp.[1] $794 $6.44 $17,837 $38,585 18.23 4.5 Xerox Square Rochester, N.Y. 14644 423-5090 Designs, develops, manufactures and markets document-processing products and systems 2. Eastman Kodak Co. 554[2,3] 1.63 13,557 14,968 32.67 4.1 343 State St. Rochester, N.Y. 14650 ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

ADA Collaborative Rochester Center for Independent Living 758 South Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14620 461-3250 Fax: 271-8558 Contact: Tim Weider American Heart Association Genesee Valley Region 797 Elmwood Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14620 461-5590 Fax: 461-5291 Contact: Colleen Romeo Association for the ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

SBA Publications — Emerging Business Series “Transferring Management/Family Businesses” (EB01/$3) “Marketing Strategies for Growing Businesses” (EB02/$3) “Management Issues for Growing Businesses” (EB03/$3) “Human Resource Management for Growing Businesses” (EB04/$3) “Audit Checklist for Growing Businesses” (EB05/$3) “Strategic Planning for Growing Businesses” ...

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Here’s a quiz to test
your readiness for ownership

Starting a business is risky at best, but your chances of succeeding will improve if you understand the problems you are likely to encounter, and have them worked out before you start. The first question you need to answer is ...

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Consultants, firms weigh
benefits of trade shows

But are trade shows worth the time and expense for the small-business owner or consultant who operates on a tight budget and a tight margin, and is probably wondering how many phone calls are being missed at home? The answer ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

Quick: How many small businesses operate in this country? If your guess was close to the 21.5 million total that the U.S. Small Business Administration estimates, you also may know that that figure is up 50 percent over 1982. Small ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

Many people fantasize at one time or another about going into business and being their own boss. Now a growing number of Americans are turning fantasy into reality. In an economic climate that encourages and nurtures entrepreneurship, hundreds of thousands ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

(Continued from previous page) 4. Balance your books. Experts agree that a comprehensive and understandable bookkeeping system is one of the most basic requirements of a successful business. While very few entrepreneurs enjoy the number-crunching aspects of running an operation, ...

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Small Business Resource Guide

(Continued from previous page) 7. Hire the right people. Employees are one of the most valuable assets your business can have. Their cooperation, enthusiasm and well-being can make the difference between a mediocre and an outstanding business. Untrained, unmotivated employees ...

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