Budgets are necessary tools in strategic planning process

Fishman, Allen
July 1995
Inside Tucson Business;7/24/95, Vol. 5 Issue 17, p17
Responds to an inquiry concerning the importance of budget in strategic business planning. Uses of budget information; Basis of business decisions; Commitment of employees to the budgeting activity; Elements of cost allocation.


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