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sometimes employees are referred to as a company's greatest asset. Do employees fit the literal definition of “asset”? Why or why not?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    If you're talking about an asset listed on the balance sheet, then no. Employees are not listed on the balance sheet.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    It happens. As small company need to pay first to get sales which means they need buy items for sale but in cash front without term . Bear with it, when getting better position, you may ask bankers help with a professional business plan. They will give you professional advise

  • 1 decade ago

    No they do not. An asset is something you own that makes you money. I'm assuming you are from the US and if so you're not allowed to own people, at least not legally.

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