scalability

Definition

The potential for a business or an aspect of a business to continue to function effectively as its size increases.

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You need to make sure that your business has good scalability so that it can grow if it hits it big.

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The scalability of the business was a key focus during the beginning stages as we were planning on growing considerably.

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Different management structures differ greatly in their scalability, so while it may be efficient for a company with five employees to have everybody report directly to the CEO, this doesn't work at all for large companies.

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