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focus

  1. a term used to describe a firm's concentration on a single or limited range of business activities. By focusing on a ‘core activity’ the firm is better able to reap the benefits of SPECIALIZATION and access ECONOMIES OF SCALE, increase its MARKET SHARE and concentrate management's attention and capabilities on ‘what they know best’. On the debit side, however, over-specialization may make the firm vulnerable to cyclical and secular downturns in demand while limiting opportunities for achieving long-run growth. See HORIZONTAL INTEGRATION, COMPETITIVE STRATEGY. Contrast DIVERSIFICATION.
  2. a means of organizing production. See PRODUCT-FOCUSED LAYOUT.
  3. a means of conducting market research by the use of ‘focus groups’. See MARKETING INTELLIGENCE.
  4. competing in (‘targeting’) one MARKET SEGMENT only (also known as niche targeting or marketing.) See CONCENTRATED MARKETING or TARGETING STRATEGY, DIFFERENTIATED MARKETING or TARGETING STRATEGY.

focus

a term used to describe a firm's concentration on a single or limited range of business activities. By focusing on a ‘core activity’, the firm is better able to reap the benefits of SPECIALIZATION and access ECONOMIES OF SCALE, increase its MARKET SHARE and concentrate management's attention and capabilities on ‘what they know best’. On the debit side, however, over-specialization may make the firm vulnerable to cyclical and secular downturns in demand while limiting opportunities for achieving long-run growth. See HORIZONTAL INTEGRATION, DIVERSIFICATION.
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To make border regions more attractive and more inclusive in terms of public services, the Border Focal Point will: Map existing cross border healthcare facilities, such as the cross border health care zones on the Franco-Belgian border.
Focal myositis: an unusual cause of bilateral upper eyelid swellings.
Focal choroidal excavation is a choroidal defect believed to be a congenital condition, though its etiology and pathogenesis are not yet fully understood, and is detectable on SD-OCT.
Also, focal therapy does not eliminate the need for follow-up monitoring of the untreated areas of the prostate, he adds: "So, it's not clear to me that focal therapy actually saves the patient a lot over active surveillance.
RESULTS: Evaluation of focal liver lesions was done using conventional sonography and tissue harmonic imaging in 100 patients.
Distinguishing between Generalised and Focal seizures is not merely an academic exercise.
1) As a medium, its focal point is "to not have a focal point" or to produce a random focal point.
Retailing at about S$39,950 (RM126,333), the Focal Scala V2 is different from other models of the Focal Utopia III range for which the goal was to bring innovative improvements to the Scala's original bass woofer, cross-over circuitry and mid-range drivers by incorporating the same engineering brilliance of the Focal loudspeaker family.
Oczachowski continued, "Utilizing a focal therapy approach to target the cancer cells within the prostate gland for the treatment of prostate cancer is gaining wider acceptance across the international urological community.
In our recent Technology Audit on Focal Point we identified the need to integrate its product planning capabilities with detailed project planning.
TECHSPEC fast fixed focal length lenses offer object-space resolution better than two line-pairs per millimeter and are available in popular focal lengths such as 8.