Methods, systems, and processor instructions to determine a first direct cost associated with at least a partial implementation of a business decision, the first direct cost including at least one of productivity gains and losses, determine a second direct cost based on a non-implementation of the business decision, the second direct cost based on the productivity gains and losses, determine a first risk reduction associated with at least a partial implementation of the business decision, the first risk reduction based on a business relationship risk(s), determine a second risk reduction associated with a non-implementation of the business decision, the second risk reduction based on the business relationship risk(s), and, associate the business decision with a value, the value corresponding to a sum between differences of: (i) the first direct cost and the second direct cost, and, (ii) the first risk reduction and the second risk reduction.
Ramamoorti, Sridhar; Freeman, Peter; and Agarwal, Anurag, "Methods and Systems for Valuing a Business Decision" (2005). Accounting Faculty Publications. 74.
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