Business management services are consulting firms that assist businesses and help them meet performance and other similar goals. Some local companies may have trouble with certain areas of their business, such as customer service. In that instance, a business management service would work with that company to improve its customer care relations. These consulting firms may specialize in marketing, technology, accounting, or client services to name a few. There is a growing need for consulting firms that focus on environmentally friendly a.k.a. green technology. Many local businesses are making the decision to go green in order to save money, improve their reputations, and decrease their ecological impact. But this can require a ton of time and making lots of changes, which is where local business management services come in. They are capable of developing and implementing a comprehensive plan for eliminating unnecessary waste and reducing harmful emissions as well as overall energy usage. No matter where their area of expertise lies, business management services are dedicated to resolving any issues companies encounter. Local Business management services sometimes involve fixing internal problems that are only indirectly related to the company's performance. Problems can arise in the workplace from miscommunication between coworkers and management/subordinate relationships. Consultants may hold short training sessions to address these issues. Common topics include sensitivity, sexual harassment, managing personality types, and dealing with conflict. A more comprehensive approach entails going on employee retreats. These are sort of like group vacations designed to improve personal relations among workers and turn mere colleagues into lifelong friends.