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Drawing jointly contributions from top thinkers around the globe, this 2007 ebook reports advancements within the thought and perform of functionality dimension and administration. considerably up-to-date and transformed from the 1st version, the booklet contains ten extra chapters which overview functionality dimension from the views of accounting, advertising, operations, public prone and supply-chain administration. as well as those practical analyses the ebook explores functionality size frameworks and methodologies, practicalities and demanding situations, and enduring questions and matters. Edited by means of one of many world's best specialists on functionality size and administration, enterprise functionality dimension could be of curiosity to graduate scholars, managers and researchers who desire to comprehend extra concerning the conception and perform of functionality dimension and administration.
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Clearly, return on capital employed is equal to the product of these two items. Each of the secondary ratios can be broken down into tertiary ratios based on the fact that profit is equal to sales revenue less cost of sales, and capital employed can be split into fixed assets (long-term) and current assets (short-term). However, it is evident that the concept becomes more strained the further down the pyramid one proceeds, and, although the pyramid provides a clear connection between the values of each of its component ratios, a more focused approach can be more beneficial than attempts to create a totally integrated “pyramid”.
EVAÒ is an accounting performance measure based on past information; it measures “delivered” performance. Nonetheless, much of the publicity surrounding EVAÒ suggests that it is useful for predicting future performance, or “promised” performance, socalled because future stock prices are based on expectations of what will occur in the future. However, the link between these two concepts is not straightforward. Indeed, the research that has been undertaken suggests that other, more traditional, financial measures are as good predictors of EVAÒ as EVAÒ itself – or better.