bottom line


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bottom line

the last line of a financial statement that shows the net profit or loss of a company or organization
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In 2014-2015, Bottom Line will be serving more than 500 students from Worcester.
They may postpone projects and their share prices could suffer, all while they are reducing their bottom lines to spend on compliance.
THE BOTTOM LINE A boy will really feel cool showing off his smarts and skills, as long as you don't slather on the compliments too thick.
While at first glance, based on this definition, the Bottom Line appears to apply only to the business world--I think that with some interpretation and imagination, the correlation to Air Force Financial Management is not hard to see.
Survey questions were also designed to stimulate an appreciation for the significant competitive advantage and bottom line benefits that derive from proactive, precision maintenance and reliability practices.
This helps answer questions about the projected bottom line impact of various pricing and promotion alternatives, allowing managers to quickly make the most informed decision about the proper pricing strategy to recommend to the CFO.
Bottom Line: "Never take anything for granted and always stay focused on bottom line results," says the Louisiana native, who identifies himself as a strong leader and risk taker.
If done well, these efforts will not only mitigate risks, they will also contribute directly and indirectly to their organizations' bottom line.
However, the exposure draft faced strong opposition because it would deflate companies' bottom line.
The traditional single bottom line of profit, Elkington says, is not sufficient for businesses to succeed in the 21st century.
This is true when it comes to finding DONs, executive directors, directors of marketing, and corporate executives, but when filling frontline positions--the bottom line when it comes to quality of care and service.