operating cost

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Noun1.operating cost - the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance)operating cost - the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
disbursal, disbursement, expense - amounts paid for goods and services that may be currently tax deductible (as opposed to capital expenditures)
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
operating budget - a budget for current expenses as distinct from financial transactions or permanent improvements
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The primary message of In Search of Excellence was that business problems should be solved with as little business process overhead as possible, and that decision makers at multiple levels should be empowered.

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