Aligning Costs with Revenues

Sherratt, Mike
October 2003
Financial Executive;Oct2003, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p59
Academic Journal
The article discusses strategies used by companies for the alignment of controllable costs with business revenues. This process is centered on the concept of creating a business that constantly monitors its operational resources and capacity and is able to keep these aspects in line with demand. The author notes that this can translate into a variety of things for various businesses. It can be as simple as managing headcount or as complex as the introduction of brought-in or leased products or services that are controlled on a short-to-medium time frame. The author presents strategies that can help companies achieve this control that deal largely with measures related to budgeting and planning.


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