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Management Research Centre
The Management Research Centre (MRC) is a business research unit of the Institute for Business Research. Over the 30 years it has been in operation the MRC has forged strong links with the business community through the practical business services offered. The MRC carries out financial benchmarking and business performance comparison surveys for a wide range of industry groups in New Zealand.
NZ Business Benchmarking Survey
The MRC has worked with NZ accounting practices for over 30 years to provide benchmarking information for NZ businesses. The reports generated have become the industry standard for benchmarking NZ SMEs.
The full annual publication or individual category reports can be purchased for the 450 plus industry classifications
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Business Performance Comparison
The Business Performance Comparison service provides a comprehensive survey of key performance indicators in an industry.
The financial and non-financial indicators reported enable firms to compare their performance with other firms in their industry, without individual businesses being identified.
The results provide management with essential information for identifying strengths/weaknesses and opportunities, budgeting and goal setting.
This service is typically used by industry groups, associations and franchises as a means of measuring and improving performance within the group.
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Client Relations Newsletter Service
Accounting & Legal
The MRC's quarterly client newsletter service provides Accounting & Legal practices with a valuable customer relations tool.
The newsletter presents relevant and timely articles written by practising professionals. This service is an excellent way to:
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- keep in touch with your clients throughout the year maintaining top-of-mind presence
- provide interesting and up to date information on changes and issues that may affect clients’ businesses and/or personal lives
- initiate new business or inform clients of your firm’s current or new services.