As I often explain to these law firm lawyers, one of the fundamental differences between being a law firm lawyer and an in-house counsel is going from being a profit center
to being a cost center.
They are all great profit centers
and translate traffic to each other.
With the addition of Synteko to DCNA, we have re-organized into two profit centers
to ensure that we maintain the momentum we've built for our Sikkens brand, while making certain that Synteko receives the attention necessary for its growth," said Theo Bouwens, general manager, DCNA.
In about nine months, a team of Information Systems professionals and two software companies created, a point-and-click EIS and a comprehensive data warehouse that organized and refined the data from a variety of sources, including the company's general ledger system, profit center
accounting system, cost allocation system, funds transfer system, demand deposit data base, and an asset management application.
For industrial warehouse and factory office space, Tack said, there are no profit centers
in any escalations.
This "shop-within-a-shop" atmosphere is something Graziano strives for with all of his profit centers
The head of every profit center
that has $1 million or more of revenue--which is almost all of our profit centers
--is a member of the executive committee.
One of the most notable has been the separation of "traditional" hospital profit centers
- such as surgical suites, imaging departments, and obstetrical departments - into the ambulatory sector, causing hospitals to lose at least partial administrative and financial control of these enterprises.