ACQUISITION Definition

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ACQUISITION is one company taking over controlling interest in another company. See also MERGER and POOLING OF INTEREST METHOD.

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DISCOUNTED CASH FLOW METHOD is a budgeting method for project evaluation and selection.

OUTSOURCE is to obtain goods or services from an outside supplier; i.e., to contract work outside of your budget and control. (An example would be companies outsourcing a percentage of their direct labor in order to maintain a flexible workforce.).

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