influence costs

influence costs

  1. 1the costs within an organization that result when managers spend time and effort seeking to influence the decision being made by their superiors in favour of the organization subunits within which the managers work. (See INTERNALIZATION.)
  2. the costs to organizations of seeking to influence public opinion or the views of specific stakeholder groups through public relations, advertising or political lobbying.
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have used influence costs to describe how firms conduct their affairs.
However, the effect of non inclusion of the overhead cost for items like small tools and consumables on cost or time overrun, may not be the same as that which non or in adequate estimation of supervision costs or indirect personnel costs will have on cost or time overrun, because some project overhead items attract more costs than others and hence influence costs and delay in accordance with their magnitude.
where C is the annual total cost of the provider, X is a set of potential variables likely to influence costs (e.g., profit versus nonprofit ownerships), W are the county-year means of average facility wage, CMO is the case-mix-adjusted measure of outputs such as the Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs) score-adjusted nursing home days and admissions [11, 12], and % MS is the percentage of days provided to MS patients.
The model, which emphasizes proactive, preventive and personalized care, proved that physicians can influence costs and patient outcomes by their practice patterns.
This approach yields three indirect pathways whereby type of rehabilitation unit can affect index stay costs: (1) type of unit can influence length of stay, which in turn can influence costs; (2) type of unit can influence guideline compliance, which in turn can influence costs; and (3) type of unit can influence length of stay, which influences guideline compliance, which influences costs.
Fixed costs expressed on a per-acre basis are most useful in explaining cost differences between one harvester and another, but do not normally influence costs specific to one job versus another.
Because holding capital is costly for banks, differences in regulatory capital requirements could influence costs, prices, and profitability for banks competing under different capital requirements.
It is not known if these factors (private health insurance, income level, gender and pain) also influence costs and healthcare utilisation after ankle fracture.
The more you change the process, the more you influence costs and the outcome of the claim.
However those able to influence costs, particularly politicians, need to remember that almost the only real factor restricting export orders is price.
"However, those able to influence costs, particularly politicians, need to remember that almost the only real factor restricting export orders is price.
On the contrary, Murray's report indicates that banks, lawyers and brokers in deregulated markets influence costs and practices based on their strategic strengths.