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the last line in an audit

the decisive point

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* They are responsible for the companys' bottom line and execute transactions on a national or global scale.
Bottom Line: Ahye is a key adviser to the American Express Global Leadership Team, developing new international business partnerships and executing mergers and acquisitions.
Bottom Line: Baldwin is a Wall Street fast- tracker who has built his asset management and investment banking firm one acquisition at a time.
showed that while it is beneficial to policyholders to have the option that life settlements present, the life settlement industry produced double-digit growth rates that began to impact the bottom line for life insurers, which hadn't planned for the impact on their profits.
Assumption #9: Caregivers Are Not Sophisticated Enough to Help Improve the Bottom Line
In both Japan and Germany, executives contend that a commitment to shareholder value, such as corporate restructuring and a stronger focus on the bottom line, is crucial to the future of business.
The bottom line for many African Americans is a loss of jobs as these ethnic marketing departments downsize.
If a firm is not reaching the marketplace in the right way, that will eventually affect its bottom line, and that is what really counts."
By balancing and managing an organization's scorecard, executives can implement an automated solution to effectively implement their strategy and ensure accountability and control across the organization - leading to better bottom lines and higher shareholder value.
division of exploration and production of a large oil company, which has seen a 13 percent decline in income over the last five years, expects its recent Balanced Scorecard initiative to add $350 million to its bottom line over the next 10 years.
One term that increasingly has come to characterize this philosophy is the triple bottom line. And this idea is both the subject and title of a new book published by Jossey-Bass and written by Andrew W.
Written to showcase "how today's best-run companies are achieving economic, social and environment success and how you can too," The Triple Bottom Line seems to successfully achieve its goal.
I expected these individuals to be strict advocates of a bottom line mentality with value for the shareholder above everything.
It is too easy to regress to a bottom line orientation, especially in times of stress.