Management for the Small Design Firm: Handling Your Practice, Personnel, Finances, and Projects
Injecting a much-needed dose of reality into our understanding of the design professions, Management for the Small Design Firm tells what setting up and running your own practice really entails.
Architect and teacher Jim Morgan explains in plain English what management is and how its successful application to your practice, personnel, finances, and projects can lead to a thriving business. In an easy, conversational style, Morgan acts as your "friend in the business," helping even the most inexperienced design practitioner make sense of contracts and budgets, capital formation and debt, insurance and retirement benefits, indispensable electronic media, incorporation versus partnerships, writing a business plan, meeting tax obligations, and perhaps most important, marketing your services. In addition, his interviews with the heads of fifteen architecture and design firms give the prospective business owner helpful tips for running a practice as well as candid assessments of what they can expect in the months and years to come.
36 pages matching cost in this book
Results 1-3 of 36
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Human Resources Management
4 other sections not shown
accountant architects and designers architectural Arnam Associates bills budget building business plan CADD CAPA colleagues compensation completed computerized construction consultants contract administration contract documents contractors corporate cost Croxton Collaborative Crystal Cathedral deal Design management design office design practice designers and architects drawings employees especially executive financial management finds FIRM BACKGROUND firm's Forman Frank Lloyd Wright Freya Block Galland Garth Sheriff Glenn Garrison going Harden Hughes Group income interior design interviewed involved Jack Boyd Janice Stevenor Dale JSDA Judith Stockman keep Kohn Pedersen Fox Koster Lee Stout Lembo-Bohn marketing matter meeting MS-DOS needs Nina Hughes nonprofit offer organization participatory design partnership Paul Rudolph payment percent person phase Philip Johnson Photo Pratt Institute PRINCIPAL QUALIFICATIONS problem productivity profit project management promote prospective clients residential responsibility Roberta Washington says schedule small design firms sole proprietorship staff technical there's timesheets