Heavy Lifting with a Lever
Have you ever wondered how ancient people could lift very heavy ... A lever is a simple machine that can help people do just this. It can also help make other kinds of physical work easier by giving the user a mechanical advantage. Common examples of ...
The 5 levers that determine your retirement ‘number’
Your "number" is a moving target based largely on five levers. The good news is that you can ... to live off the returns of your portfolio. For example, imagine a retirement that starts with $3 million in 2007. A $3 million portfolio can distribute $ ...
"Levers of Control: How Managers Use Innovative Control Systems to Drive Strategic Renewal" by Robert Simons
financial and cost-accounting systems), three systems or levers are required to control strategy and produce results. The additional levers or systems are as follows: Belief systems that communicate core values such as mission statements, credos and vision ...
The 3 Most Important Levers of Growth for Business
A good example here is Apple's iPad ... more than it does your competitors because most new consumers will choose your product.) Of the three levers of growth, this is rarely the right one for small businesses in a competitive category.
As economy lags, what levers to pull?
One key policy lever today is monetary. For several months ... Extending unemployment insurance and expanding food-stamp aid are two examples, he says. Or, since states face pressure to curb spending during recessions due to budgetary constraints, Congress ...