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This treats the bubble more uniformly around its circumference, but exerts more frictional drag, so it reaches a point of diminishing returns.
At this point, most companies ask themselves if they've reached the point of diminishing returns.
The slope of IT-driven value delivery is near or at the point of diminishing returns.
Second, building more of something--whether it is a component, system, or car--eventually hits a point of diminishing returns.
In essence, there appears to be a point of diminishing returns on prison investments.
But simple speed increases have reached the point of diminishing returns.
The point of diminishing returns may have been reached by many of the industry's cutting edge distribution companies, retailers and transportation companies.
As for restricting the number of participants, she said she didn't expect that it was likely in the near term, but "there may be some point of diminishing returns for both CBP and the trade.
The question--what could be called the $70 billion question, since that was the estimated value of the beef industry in 2003--is whether the industry properly identified the point of diminishing returns past which further expenditures on preventive measures would not have been cost-effective.
There comes a point of diminishing returns where the cost to provide optimal production-level access and performance outweighs the actual business value derived from the data.
This is because GAAP accounting has matured to the point of diminishing returns such that the usefulness and relevance of financial statements are questioned, if not derided, by sophisticated investors and managers.