allocation of resources

Definition

The distribution of available assets, funding, personnel, and other limited factors required for the operation of a company among functional areas. As companies place different priorities on functional areas such as accounting, research, production, customer service, and sales, examining a company's allocation of resources can be key to evaluating it as a potential investment.

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We took a hard look at our allocation of resources to make sure we were running at maximum efficiency, considering the troubles we had the previous year.

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The company diverted a lot of money into the allocation of resources to become as profitable as possible and to be able to protect their initial investment.

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Our allocation of resources varies greatly depending on time of year, as our customer's cycles of purchasing versus needing support demand strong focus on sales to help customers get through end of year budgets, then fixing and educating in the late winter.

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