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28/28(Post is Read)All three of these are great examples. From a monetary sense, resourceallocation is probably the most efficient in my opinion. It basically uses thelogic of investing more resources into the tasks that give you the biggest ROI. Ifmanagers could just aim their investments in the most directly profitable areas,then they can ensure efficiency a little better. However, resource levelling isprobably a more strategic approach because it doesn't bury any tasks and givesa better long­term planning forecast. In a perfect world, every business wouldprobably like to go with the resource acquisition option, because it basicallyassumes that they have the additional funds to simply buy their way out of aslump. If we could all be so lucky, we wouldn't need these tools in the firstplace.Thread:Question 8 ­ SonesPost:RE: Question 8 ­ SonesAuthor:Posted Date:February 29, 2016 4:13 PMStatus:Published(Post is Read)Great examples of each of these alleviating tactics available to managers.I agree with Kenneth that resource acquisition is the most favored tactic in aperfect world but isn't always practically possible for a business. After lookinginto that tactic it seems that this really only happens in businesses that have ahigher than expected profit or were able to unexpectedly cut costs in certainarea. An expanding business that has growth may be able to utilize acquisitionto its benefit but a stable company that has done well with budgeting maysimply not have this option.I found the following article about this tactic when I was looking up thesetechniques and found it useful: ­acquisition­and­management/.Ericka HunterOK

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