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The question each firm faces is how to choose output to maximize profits. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Their task is to maximize net present value. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)Sellers maximize profits for their own benefit. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Do firms try to maximize profits? Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)We'll try to maximize the opportunity. The Sun (2007)But highway engineers exist to build roads, and corporations exist to maximize profits. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century (1994)Consequently its objective is to maximize the firm 's net present value. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The job of the credit manager is not to minimize the number of bad debts; it is to maximize profits. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)If it does this, the management will have better incentives to maximize profits because they will get a larger share of the profits. Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Moreover, commodities would be produced in amounts that would maximize the value of society's production. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)Using this approach, we can determine whether managers and employees have or don't have incentive to maximize profits. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Other things equal, if it wishes to maximize the value of its stock, it must minimize the value of its bond. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)By exercising before your first meal, you'll boost your metabolism and maximize the amount of time your body is burning fat. The Sun (2013)
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British English: maximize VERB
If you maximize something, you make it as great in amount or importance as you can.
In order to maximize profit the firm would seek to maximize output.
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