Background Note | HBS Case Collection | December 1999 (Revised December 2012)

Measuring Interim Period Performance

by David F. Hawkins


Covers interim period accounting objectives, theories, and practices. Special financial analysis concerns related to this topic are discussed. A rewritten version of an earlier note.

Keywords: Accounting; Business Ventures; Policy; Management Practices and Processes; Measurement and Metrics; Performance Evaluation;


Hawkins, David F. "Measuring Interim Period Performance." Harvard Business School Background Note 100-002, December 1999. (Revised December 2012.)