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Throw Away Your Financial Statements: Managing by Metrics
Analyzing static, detailed financial statements has been the modus operandi for hundreds of years. Because many business management systems can isolate and

compares budgets against actual costs  see how that value compares against targets that have been set. These target values perform essentially the same function as budgets. Managers now have something against which they can compare their actual results. Users can and should consider establishing different values for each time period to reflect expected improvement. While the target for January may be 3.4, the target for December could be 3.6 to reflect the fact that upper level management expects inventory turns to be improved. Alternately

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