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Issues arise concerned with consolidating departments

Once complete, the merged system should increase efficiency and provide superior service. In the past few years, the idea of consolidating operations has been steadily gaining steam, often in specialized service areas.

By 2006-07, the number of districts had dropped to 13,862, a decline of 88 percent.

The rate of consolidation has slowed in recent years, but at least a few districts consolidate every year in many states.

Thus, profit/loss will be visible to the parent’s shareholders only, and not to the minority interest’s.

: This is a transaction between two subsidiaries of the same company.

He is shouting at the top of his lungs about local police corruption.

With access to his data trail, twenty-first-century Tunisian authorities may know a lot about Tarek: where he shops, what he likes to buy, what Web sites he visits at the Internet café, who his Facebook friends are, what kind of religious and political beliefs he holds.

“As municipal budgets shrink, it’s seen as a no-brainer by many.” As we’ve been hearing more and more about the potential benefits of consolidation, which inevitably leads to greater centralization, we’ve thought back to dozens of past interviews with officials in cities and states that had made great efforts to decentralize their government functions.

They had offered up a litany of compelling reasons why they were better off that way -- keeping service closer to the population, they had said, can best serve individual populations as they have more autonomy to tailor their practices appropriately. Is it possible that the silver bullet of central control is just silver plated? Although there’s a lot of discussion about the idea that centralization will improve the quality of the services themselves, sometimes that line of argument seems crafted to help sell the idea.

Tarek, a poor, pious Muslim who resents the reforms, goes down to the town square, gets on a soapbox, and begins to agitate against the government. But even without knowledge about Tarek as an individual, the regime can anticipate that the number of people who might turn out to see him preach is small— only people who are within daily communication and traveling radius of his soapbox will be aware of his protest.

Moreover, the town square lies within government control.

Tracking intercompany transactions is perceived as one of the most common problems with financial consolidation Intercompany transactions are transactions that happen between two entities of the same company.