short-term objectives


Incremental goals and benchmarks meant to aid in accomplishing the long-term objectives of an organization and which can be used to measure the effectiveness of the methods employed to accomplish the long-term objectives and the progress toward attaining those objectives.

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Our short-term objectives were easily reached, and the company took a long look ahead at the coming quarter and beyond.

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My department manager made clear that we have have certain short-term objectives as a department that do not include the creation of a new product.

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Each quarter, the board members met to review the short-term objectives of the company, to ensure that all the departments were working towards the major long-term goals of the organization.

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