The bigger a corporation is, the more complex the administrative bureaucracy can become. The evidence is strong that increased complexity and red tape puts a damper on productivity. It can even lead to things like fraud, because there is an increased risk of these actions getting lost in the shuffle of paperwork. Corporate travel is an example where a complex workflow of allocation, recording, and reimbursement for expenses can create loopholes where money is wasted, documents are lost, and lots … Continued

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If you are currently the acting travel manager for your company, your job consists of more than just booking business trip flights and hotel rooms. You’re not just pre-arranging a place for a traveling team member to sit and sleep, you’re crafting an experience. An experience that must not only be productive but also somewhat enjoyable for your employees and their work team. You must consider these booking tips to avoid jet lagged employees as these details have the capacity to shape … Continued

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Traveling for business; you either love it or you hate it. Much of that depends on your life’s circumstances… whether or not you have a family, and whether or not you can get over tight airplanes and strange hotels and still explore new locations. Put differently, a new parent of two probably won’t enjoy having to leave them behind nearly as much as a middle-aged professional whose kids have moved out or a new professional straight out of college with … Continued

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One of the great frustrations of modern life is that no matter how advanced our medicine and planning capabilities become, people still can’t control when they get sick. Every now and then, the stars will align against you or one of your employees and they’ll have to travel for business when they are sick. From the common cold to the flue or even food poisoning, if they’re still able to get the job done, often the best option is to … Continued

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