Written for students enrolled in landscape contracting programs and for entry-level professional managers in the field, this text applies practical business principles to the landscape industry and provides comprehensive coverage of the following topics: Financial accountability and management Budget development Profitable pricing and estimating Project management Personnel management and employee productivity Economic sustainability Creating a lean culture Professional development Examples are taken directly from actual design/build and landscape maintenance companies. Case studies and chapter questions reinforce green industry applications of the concepts.If the company has a mobile repair van, it, too, can be contacted for on-site servicing. ... The advent of zero turn radius mowers adds versatility to the mowing operation and reduces the number of hours associated with trimming. ... Compact utility loaders like the Toro DingoAr provide versatility in landscape construction.
|Title||:||Business Principles of Landscape Contracting|
|Author||:||Steven M. Cohan|
|Publisher||:||Waveland Press - 2013-05-30|