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Many happy returns

Two key concepts are crucial to understand for managers starting the process of making a financial case for a project or purchase.

ROI is a...

Part 3 of 3

When formally and professionally presenting the proposal, managers need to include an executive summary of the overall spending, adding details, time frames, and...

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