Activity Based Management

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Activity Based Management

An area of management accounting that evaluates business activities so that management can make better-informed business decisions, especially by streamlining activity to reduce costs. ABM utilizes activity-based costing, which attempts to allocate overhead costs to specific goods and services and find ways to reduce them.
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What most worries SDI's critics and supporters alike is that if the program isn't violating the ABM treaty yet, it probably will soon--as research on space weapons matures into the field-testing phase.
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