Objectives of Managerial Economics

by Bettse Folsom; Updated September 26, 2017
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Managerial economics is a method to analyze goods or services and make business decisions from the analysis. This form of studying can help identify themes and trends that could be the cause and effect of good and bad business decisions. Managerial economics is usually applied to assist in making decisions on risk management, manufacturing, pricing and investment. It has been used in profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Implement Analytical Tools

An objective of managerial economics is to implement devices that will measure and analyze a broad scale of a company’s financial goals. These devices can be as simple as manually recording production processes to making cost-effective suggestions to developing a top-scale database program that will help identify obstacles and potential growth areas.

Analyze Business Goals

Managerial economics helps to assess business goals and stratagem on a continuous basis--weekly, monthly and quarterly, for example. Using managerial economics helps to scrutinize the hazards of business choices and evaluate marketing techniques and procedures.

Make New Business or Product Decisions

The process of managerial economics also allows for deciding if an investment in a new business or product venture is financially sound. After assembling the necessary data, decision makers are able to develop a strategy and plan for production, quantity, pricing, marketing and handling. Understanding the risks and cost beforehand will allow the company a better opportunity to reach its objectives and make a profit.

About the Author

Bettse Folsom began writing and taking photographs for a local newspaper syndicate in 2004. Her work has appeared in magazines such as "The Dot," "At Ease Magazine," "GateHouse Magazine," "American Fitness," "Reunion Magazine," "Grit Gazette" and the "Kansas Traveler." Folsom is pursuing an associate degree in Web design and applications and computer information technology from Kansas City Kansas Community College.

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