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Synonyms for planning

Synonyms for planning

an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action

the act or process of drawing up plans or layouts for some project or enterprise

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Planning has enormous potential to drive shareholder value.
2) Strategic planning is based on a robust and defendable situational analysis that incorporates solid, defendable marketing research.
That's why the majority of corporations aren't gaining full value from their costly and time-consuming strategic planning exercise - because the annual operating plan is disconnected from the strategy.
With the estate tax reduction being phased in through 2009, repealed in 2010 and reinstated in 2011, planners must realize that long-term planning is uncertain (if not impossible).
Clearly, from the perspective of income tax planning, the Sec.
Others procrastinate, only to find that putting off retirement planning has been like putting off getting your teeth cleaned.
Thus, when determining your multinational's strategic plan, you can implement global tax planning to use the decreasing tax rates of various countries to their fullest financial advantage.
That price tag includes consulting fees, in-house stag time and the purchase and customizing of state-of-the-art software to link disparate corporate data across the enterprise--essential for effective planning and budgeting.
Part I of this article explained the issues; Part II discusses estate planning techniques that may allow the nonparticipant spouse to overcome the limits presented by Boggs.
As a result, "business continuity planning" (BCP)--a high-profile, mission-critical task that attracts the attention of the CEO, the CFO, and the board of directors--has supplanted what used to be called "disaster recovery planning" and fell under the umbrella of building security or human resources.
Many attorneys, accountants and insurance professionals focusing on trust and estate work, business and personal financial planning or wealth protection and transfer, have heard, read or attended seminars to learn about the unique planning opportunities available through the use of a Ten Or More Multiple Employer Welfare Benefit Plan (TOMME).
French author Antoine de Saint-Exupery once said, "A goal without a plan is just a wish." There is no evidence that the author of The Little Prince ever worked in the insurance industry, but he has summed up the way the industry often approaches the planning process.
This review assesses differences and similarities of the states in planning for pandemic influenza.
The working group that formulated and guided the extensive strategic planning process was co-led by Sheila Newton, director of the NIEHS Office of Science Policy and Planning, and institute deputy director Samuel Wilson.
The recommendations fall into four major categories--deciding if company stock should be an investment option, modifying the plan to make sure employees don't over-invest in these shares, educating employees about diversity and other retirement planning issues, and making sure plan fiduciaries take their responsibilities seriously