maximization

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or process of maximizing, or raising to the highest degree. Ben-tham. Also spelled maximisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or process of increasing to the highest degree.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of raising something to its greatest value or extent.
  • noun mathematics The process of finding the maximum value of a function.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of raising to the highest possible point or condition or position
  • noun the mathematical process of finding the maximum value of a function

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Examples

  • I control a privately held corporation that provides my livelihood and, I can assure you, profit maximization is not and has never been the primary goal.

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  • Some of those large institutions, such as large public pension funds, or union-associated funds, may well have agendas that go beyond the long-term maximization of profits for all shareholders.

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  • Quarks are a way to explain neutrons; surplus maximization is a way to explain estoppel.

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  • They do not care if the hotel never gets another guest; short-term profit maximization is the goal.

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  • Furthermore, their performance depends on their concepts about themselves, their pragmatism, their preference for taking risks, and their valuing of short-term maximization or long-term gain.

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  • Furthermore, their performance depends on their concepts about themselves, their pragmatism, their preference for taking risks, and their valuing of short-term maximization or long-term gain.

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  • Leaving in place strategic assets - the building blocks for future generations, and their higher standard of living, is an anathema to short term maximization - and its cannibalistic fatal flaw.

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  • Halla criticizes a system that focuses "aggressively and indiscriminately" on the short-term maximization of profits, without any regard for losses, that is oriented on short-lived market prices and lucrative bonus payments.

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  • The others will cook up a nice deferred compensation plan that will involve common stock and will require short term maximization of short term profit.

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  • Halla criticizes a system that focuses "aggressively and indiscriminately" on the short-term maximization of profits, without any regard for losses, that is oriented on short-lived market prices and lucrative bonus payments.

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