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  • SEC Form 10-K

    SEC Form 10-K is the United States Securities and Exchange Commission’s form for the annual performance filings of public companies. According to SEC regulations, all publicly-traded companies must submit a 10-K for each fiscal year, due within 75 da... 

  • SEC Form 10-Q

    SEC Form 10-Q is the Securities and Exchange Commission’s form for the quarterly performance filings of public companies. According to SEC regulations, all publicly-traded companies must submit a 10-Q for each of the first three fiscal quarters in th... 

  • fiscal quarter

    A fiscal quarter is one of the four three-month periods that make up an organization’s fiscal year. Fiscal quarter is abbreviated as Q and combined with dates to identify the specific period. For example, the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016 might be ab... 

  • fiscal year

    A fiscal year is the twelve-month period that an organization uses for budgeting, forecasting and reporting. Although many organizations follow the calendar year, a fiscal year can start at any point in the year and end 12 months later. The fiscal y... 

  • corporate division

    A corporate division, also known as a business division, is a discrete part of a company that may operate under the same name and legal responsibility or as a separate corporate and legal entity under another business name. 

  • crisis management

    Crisis management is the application of strategies designed to help an organization deal with a sudden and significant negative event. A crisis can occur as a result of an unpredictable event or as an unforeseeable consequence of some event that had ... 

  • Pareto principle

    The Pareto principle, also known as the 80/20 rule, is a theory maintaining that 80 percent of the output from a given situation or system is determined by 20 percent of the input. 

  • reorganization (reorg)

    Reorganization, in a business context, is an overhaul of a company's internal structure.  Companies go through reorganization for various reasons. Purposes include improving efficiency, cutting costs, repositioning the business, and dealing with corp... 

  • exit strategy

    An exit strategy is a planned approach to terminating a situation in a way that will maximize benefit or minimize damage. The planned approach can be applied to exiting any type of situation but the term is most often used in a business context, in r... 

  • data privacy (information privacy)

    Data privacy, also called information privacy, is the aspect of information technology (IT) that deals with the ability an organization or individual has to determine what data in a computer system can be shared with third parties.