SEGREGATION OF DUTIES Definition

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SEGREGATION OF DUTIES means assigning different people the responsibilities of authorizing transactions, recording transactions, and maintaining custody of assets. Segregation of duties reduces the opportunities for one person to both perpetrate and conceal errors or fraud.

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CURRENT PORTION OF LONG-TERM DEBT is only that portion of long-term obligations (payable in more than one year) which are owed and payable in the current year; e.g. the portion of a five-year loan or lease that is due in the current calendar/fiscal year.

VALUE PROPOSITION is the unique mix of product, price, service, relationship and image that a provider offers its customers. It determines the market segments to be targeted and how the organization will differentiate itself in those segments, relative to its competition.

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