Mission Statement

The mission statement sets out what the business plans to do in order to achieve its vision. The purpose of the statement is to

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Vision Statement

The vision statement sets out a long term inspirational aim of a business. The statement is all about the future, and its purpose is

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Overcapitalization

Definition of ‘Overcapitalization’ Overcapitalization occurs when a business has too much funding for its current level of profitability. The effects of over-capitalization is that

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Accounting Sensitivity Analysis

Definition Accounting sensitivity analysis is the process of changing an input to a financial projection in order to assess the sensitivity of the financial

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Scenario Analysis

Definition Financial projections are based on a set of assumptions and inputs. In order to see what happens to the business under different circumstances

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Net Worth

Definition Net worth is a term which can refer to a business or an individual and is calculated by taking the difference between the

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Year End

Definition A business sets an accounting period for which it prepares financial statements. For management account purposes it might prepare them each month, for

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Zero Based Budgeting

Definition Zero based budgeting refers to a method of budgeting which assumes that a business will not remain the same from one accounting period

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Hurdle Rate

Definition The hurdle rate is the minimum rate of return a business requires on a capital project. Capital projects such as investment in a

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Kaizen

Definition Kaizen literally means ‘change’ (kai) ‘to be good’ (zen), and refers to a philosophy based around the concept of continuous incremental improvement. In

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Economies of Scale

Definition Economies of scale refers to the fact that the average unit cost of a product can be reduced by increasing the rate of

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