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Let your employees help choose the company's office equipment.

This story appears in the February 2000 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Need a new copier, fax machine or other piece of office equipment? Before you buy, get input from the people who will actually be using the machines--better yet, let them be involved in the purchase process.

"An end user will have a very intimate knowledge of the applications a business uses to accomplish its goals," says Michelle Brown, an account manager with Xerox in Salt Lake City. "Most office equipment today is richly featured and multifunctional, and the people who use the equipment know what they need, what they'd like to have and what's necessary in the business."

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