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ADRI

The ADRI approach to evaluation of an organizations effectiveness considers the following: Deployment: how these processes, strategies, and structures have been implemented; Approach: what processes, strategies, and structures have been developed ...

                                               

Agent-owned company

An agent-owned company is a private company, controlled by its agents, for which it provides common marketing and business coordination. It is common in the moving company sector, where moves are performed by local agents, under a national brand.

                                               

Agentic leadership

Agentic leadership derives from the term agency. This leadership style is generally found in the business field by a person who is respected by subordinates. This person demonstrates assertiveness, competitiveness, independence, courageousness, a ...

                                               

Aisle411

aisle411 Inc. is a St. Louis based company that has developed a consumer service called aisle411, which allows customers to use their phones to find products in stores. Founded in 2008 by Nathan Pettyjohn and Matthew Kulig, aisle411 entered the m ...

                                               

Allied London

Allied London is a property development and investment company that develops landmark projects ranging from re-use to regeneration developments across retail, commercial, office, residential, restaurant, and leisure sectors. The company also offe ...

                                               

American Defense Systems

American Defense Systems, Inc. AMEX: EAG is a company that designs armor for military and commercial uses. Incorporated on December 6, 2002, the company is based in Hicksville, New York. It trades on the American Stock Exchange AMEX under the sym ...

                                               

Annual business survey (UK)

The annual business survey, formerly the annual business inquiry, is a census of production in the United Kingdom, produced by the Office for National Statistics. It was introduced in 1988 and consolidated earlier surveys. Results were first publ ...

                                               

Annual enrollment

In the United States, annual enrollment is a period of time, usually but not always occurring once per year, when employees of companies and organizations may make changes to their elected fringe benefit options, such as health insurance. The ter ...

                                               

Anstalt

Anstalt differ from the related entities called stiftung in that Anstalt can conduct all kinds of business activities. Anstalt are seen as different to Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung, a corporate type found in many German-speaking countrie ...

                                               

Antipoaching

                                               

Applied unified communications

Applied Unified Communications is the application of unified communications to solve business problems by helping enterprises to increase profitability and operational efficiencies using targeted and personalised communications with their customers.

                                               

Arrow diagramming method

Arrow diagramming method is a network diagramming technique in which activities are represented by arrows. ADM is also known as the activity-on-arrow method.

                                               

Assam Global Investors' Summit

Assam Global Investors Summit or Advantage Assam Global Investors Summit on 3–4 February 2018 was an economic summit organised by the Government of Assam. The main aim of the summit is to increase the trade and other relations with Southeast Asia ...

                                               

Asset lock

An asset lock is a legal clause that prevents the assets of a company being used for private gain rather than the stated purposes of the organisation. Asset locks may be incorporated into the formal structure of a "bencom", community interest com ...

                                               

Association of Booksellers for Children

The Association of Booksellers for Children is an American non-profit trade association whose mission is to support the business of independent childrens bookselling and the creation of quality childrens books.

                                               

Atlantique City Antiques Show

Atlantique City Antiques & Collectibles Show was New Jerseys largest and longest running indoor antiques show. Founded in 1986, it is held in the Atlantic City Convention Center, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Atlantique City was founded as an ant ...

                                               

Aurora Fashions

Aurora Fashions was a holding company of several retail fashion brands, formed in 2009 to purchase a number of businesses from the collapsed Mosaic Fashions. The company operates over 1250 stores in 38 countries, including franchises, under the O ...

                                               

Autographic Register

An Autographic Register is a business machine invented in 1883 by James C. Shoup. The device consisted two separate rolls of paper interleaved with carbon paper. Usually one or both of the rolls would be preprinted with form information. To opera ...

                                               

Balanced job complex

A balanced job complex is a way of organizing a workplace or group that is both directly democratic and also creates relative equal empowerment among all people involved. Specifically a balanced job complex is a collection of tasks within a given ...

                                               

Banishment room

A banishment room is a modern employee exit management strategy whereby employees are transferred to another department where they are assigned meaningless work until they become disheartened and resign. Since the resignation is voluntary, the em ...

                                               

Benchmark-driven investment strategy

Benchmark-driven investment strategy is an investment strategy where the target return is usually linked to an index or combination of indices of the sector or any other like S&P 500. With the Benchmarks approach the investor chooses an index ...

                                               

Beneficial owner

Beneficial owner is a legal term where specific property rights in equity belong to a person even though legal title of the property belongs to another person. Beneficial owner is subject to a state Statuary Laws regulating interest or title tran ...

                                               

Beverly Hills Caviar Automated Boutique

The Beverly Hills Caviar Automated Boutique sells caviar, escargot and truffles from vending machines. The machines were first placed just before the Black Friday shopping holiday in 2012. In 2013, the machines began operating in three locations: ...

                                               

Big Tobacco

Big Tobacco is a name used to refer to the "big five" largest global tobacco industry companies which are Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Imperial Brands, Japan Tobacco International, and China Tobacco. The six largest toba ...

                                               

Blair County Convention Center

Blair County Convention Center is a convention center located just south of Altoona, Pennsylvania. It has two floor levels with the exhibit floor and ballroom on separate levels. Rocco Alianiello is the Executive Director and COO. The facility is ...

                                               

Board of Investment (Mauritius)

The Board of Investment is the national investment promotion agency of the Government of Mauritius with the mandate to promote and facilitate investment in the country. It is the first point of contact for investors exploring business opportuniti ...

                                               

Bound Together Anarchist Collective Bookstore

Bound Together Anarchist Collective Bookstore is an anarchist bookstore and visitor attraction in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco. Its Lonely Planet review in 2016, commenting on its multiple activities, states that it "makes us ...

                                               

Bowl sink

A bowl sink, the first coined term for the more commonly known vessel sink, is a free-standing sink that sits directly on the counter-top or furniture on which it is mounted. Originally invented by Meredith Wolf, a former Rhode Island resident, t ...

                                               

Breakup fee

A breakup fee is a penalty set in takeover agreements, to be paid if the target backs out of a deal. The breakup fee is ostensibly to compensate the original acquirer for the cost of the time and resources expended in negotiating the original agr ...

                                               

British Coffee House

The British Coffee House was a coffeehouse at 27 Cockspur Street, London. It is known to have existed in 1722, and was run in 1759 by Bishop Douglass sister, and then by Mrs. Anderson, and was particularly popular with the Scottish. English coffe ...

                                               

Broadband Lifecycle

The Broadband Lifecycle is a model for looking at the planning, implementation, and adoption of broadband networks, providing a framework for understanding the natural progression and sound business planning to drive local economic development th ...

                                               

Broadcast Electronics

Broadcast Electronics is a manufacturer of AM and FM transmitters, Marti Electronics STL and RPU equipment, developer of the AudioVAULT radio automation system and parent company to Commotion - a social media company for radio. Founded in 1959 in ...

                                               

Bruntwood

Bruntwood is a family-owned property company offering office space, serviced offices, retail space and virtual offices in the north of England and Birmingham in the United Kingdom. They own several high-profile buildings in the Manchester area, a ...

                                               

Warren Bryant

Warren Bryant was the CEO of Longs Drugs Store Corporation out of California prior to the retail chains acquisition by CVS/Caremark. Hired in 2002 to Longs, he was Senior Vice President of The Kroger Company., a retail grocery chain, from 1999 to ...

                                               

Bull trap

In stock market trading, a Bull trap is an inaccurate signal that shows a decreasing trend in a stock or index has reversed and is now heading upwards, when in fact, the security will continue to decline. It is seen as a trap because the bullish ...

                                               

Bunkering

Bunkering is the supplying of fuel for use by ships, and includes the shipboard logistics of loading fuel and distributing it among available bunker tanks. The term originated in the days of steamships, when the fuel, coal, was stored in bunkers. ...

                                               

Burford Brown

                                               

Business college

A business college is a school that provides education above the high school level but could not be compared to that of a traditional university or college. Unlike universities and even junior and community colleges, business colleges typically t ...

                                               

Business fable

A business fable is a motivational fable, parable or other fictional story that shares a lesson or lessons that are intended to be applied in the business world with the aim to improve the organizational culture. The genre saw a peak in the early ...

                                               

Business game

Business game refers to simulation games that are used as an educational tool for teaching business. Business games may be carried out for various business training such as: general management, finance, organizational behaviour, human resources, ...

                                               

Business mileage reimbursement rate

The business mileage reimbursement rate is an optional standard mileage rate used in the United States for purposes of computing the allowable business deduction, for Federal income tax purposes under the Internal Revenue Code, at 26 U.S.C. § 162 ...

                                               

Business oligarch

A business oligarch is generally a business magnate who controls sufficient resources to influence national politics. A business leader can be considered an oligarch if the following conditions are satisfied: possesses sufficient political power ...

                                               

Business service provider

A business service provider is one of several categories of service provider in the business world. As opposed to an application service provider which provides application components over a computer network, the services provided by a BSP are mo ...

                                               

Buydown

A buydown is a mortgage financing technique where the buyer attempts to obtain a lower interest rate for at least the first few years of the mortgage. The seller of the property usually provides payments to the mortgage lending institution, which ...

                                               

Caliburn International

Caliburn International LLC is a professional services provider headquartered in Reston, Virginia with approximately 8.500 employees. They offer engineering, environmental, and technical solutions; logistics; risk management; construction; and con ...

                                               

Canned response

Canned responses are predetermined responses to common questions. In fields such as technical support, canned responses to frequently asked questions may be an effective solution for both the customer and the technical adviser, as they offer the ...

                                               

Central Product Classification

The Central Product Classification is a product classification for goods and services promulgated by the United Nations Statistical Commission. It is intended to be an international standard for organizing and analyzing data on industrial product ...

                                               

Channel check

In financial analysis, a channel check is third-party research on a companys business based on collecting information from the distribution channels of the company. It may be conducted in order to value the company, to perform due diligence in va ...

                                               

Charles Egan Gallery

The Charles Egan Gallery opened at 63 East 57th Street in about 1945, when Charles Egan was in his mid-30s. Egans artists helped him fix up the gallery: "Isamu Noguchi did the lighting. Willem de Kooning and Franz Kline painted the walls." A grou ...

                                               

Chester Business Park

Chester Business Park is located to the south of the city of Chester, Cheshire, England and is sited to the east of Wrexham Road and to the north of the Chester southerly bypass. The park opened in 1988 and occupies an area of 175 acres 0.71 km 2 ...

                                               

Chief content officer

A chief content officer is a corporate executive responsible for the digital media creation and multi-channel publication of the organizations content. The CCO is usually an executive role or senior vice president position, typically reporting to ...

                                               

Chief merchandising officer

A Chief Merchandising Officer has the responsibility of overseeing a company or other organizations buying and selling activities and utilizing the information gathered to develop a plan of action toward future purchase decisions. They often make ...

                                               

China Galaxy Securities

China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd. is a Chinese brokerage and investment bank. It raised US$1.1 billion on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in its debut in May 2013. In January 2015, the company announced plans to issue new shares worth US$2.3 bill ...

                                               

China Hospitality Technology Alliance

China Hospitality Technology Alliance is the largest Chinese non-profit organization for the technological product and technology development of the domestic hotel and the education and training of IT practitioners in the hotel industry.

                                               

Churn and burn

Churn and burn refers to a tactic used by large anti-union businesses with high turnover in order to bust an already-existent union in a given workplace. "Churning" refers to the management practice of filtering new workers based on their support ...

                                               

ClearCheckbook.com

ClearCheckbook was originally conceived as a way to reconcile bank account transactions with "actual" spending a process called jiving in ClearCheckbook lingo. Since its launch in May 2006, the application has undergone three major revisions and ...

                                               

Clearing account

A clearing account is usually a temporary account containing costs or amounts that are to be transferred to another account. An example is the income summary account containing revenue and expense amounts to be transferred to retained earnings at ...

                                               

Cockroach (startup)

A cockroach is a business that - from inception forward - grows gradually and progressively. It puts a specific emphasis on revenues as well as profits and ensures a tight cost control in order to make its growth especially robust as far as finan ...

                                               

Collateral Billing number

A Collateral Billing number is a number that sometimes can be given in place of a purchase order or a credit card number to ensure a products return. For example, you receive a defective product and call the manufacturer, they in turn send you a ...

                                               

Common fund

A common fund is a form of collective investment scheme based upon contractual law rather than being enacted through a trust, corporation or insurance policy. The model for this type of arrangement is the Fonds commun de placement common in Franc ...

                                               

Community contribution company

The community contribution company is a type of corporate structure set up in 2012 in British Columbia, Canada. It is intermediate between a commercial, for-profit, model, and the charitable, non-profit organisation. Traditionally, non-profit org ...

                                               

Competent person

A competent person is designated by a company to ensure that the companys health and safety responsibilities are being met. This may be a legal obligation required of the company, to ensure that the business understands, and can act on, the healt ...

                                               

Compliance training

Compliance training refers to the process of educating employees on laws, regulations and company policies that apply to their day-to-day job responsibilities. An organization that engages in compliance training typically hopes to accomplish seve ...

                                               

Computer bureau

A computer bureau is a service bureau providing computer services. Computer bureaus developed during the early 1960s, following the development of time-sharing operating systems. These allowed the services of a single large and expensive mainfram ...

                                               

Concert party (business)

A concert party is a group of people acting in concert in a takeover bid. In the UK, there are rules for such bids, regulated by regulators such as the Takeover Panel. There is a 30% threshold at which a Mandatory Offer must be made. This is cons ...

                                               

Considered purchase

A considered purchase is a complex buying decision with a high degree of financial and/or emotional risk and reward. This process requires meaningful investigation and comparison by key decision makers and influencers prior to a transaction. All ...

                                               

Consumer service

Consumer services refers to the formulation, deformulation, technical consulting and testing of most consumer products, such as food, herbs, beverages, vitamins, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, hair products, household cleaners, paints, plastics, met ...

                                               

Consumer-to-business

Consumer-to-business is a business model in which consumers create value and businesses consume that value. For example, when a consumer writes reviews or when a consumer gives a useful idea for new product development then that consumer is creat ...

                                               

Control environment

A control environment, also called "Internal control environment", is a term of financial audit, internal audit and Enterprise Risk Management. It means the overall attitude, awareness and actions of directors and management regarding the interna ...

                                               

Convention of conservatism

In accounting, the convention of conservatism, also known as the doctrine of prudence, is a policy of anticipating possible future losses but not future gains. This policy tends to understate rather than overstate net assets and net income, and t ...

                                               

Copy Exactly!

Copy Exactly! is a factory strategy model developed by the computer chip manufacturer, Intel, to build new manufacturing facilities with high capacity practices already in place. The Copy Exactly! model allows factories that successfully design a ...

                                               

Corporate sourcing

Corporate sourcing refers to a system where divisions of companies coordinate the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization. This is a supply chain, purchasing/procurement, and inventory functi ...

                                               

Credit Derivatives Product Company

A Credit Derivatives Product Company, or CDPC, is a business focused on trading in credit default swaps contracts. CDPC typically sells insurance against someone failing to pay back a loan. A CDPC is usually highly leveraged, meaning that if even ...

                                               

Customer lifecycle management

Customer lifecycle management or CLM is the measurement of multiple customer-related metrics, which, when analyzed for a period of time, indicate performance of a business. The overall scope of the CLM implementation process encompasses all domai ...

                                               

Data plan

Data plan refers to data quotas from a telecommunications or data hosting contract. Data plans are offered by internet service providers. These include mobile data plans, offered on cellular networks, from cellular telephony companies, and those ...

                                               

Dealsplus

DealsPlus is an online coupon and deal social commerce website. It combines aspects of an online coupon site and user-generated content driven deal focused sites. Like other coupon and deals sites, SEO plays an important role in DealsPlus’ busine ...

                                               

Depository institution

Colloquially, a depository institution is a financial institution in the United States that is legally allowed to accept monetary deposits from consumers. Under federal law, however, a "depository institution" is limited to banks and savings asso ...

                                               

Design brief

A design brief is a document for a design project developed by a person or team in consultation with the client. They outline the deliverables and scope of the project including any products or works, timing and budget. They can be used for many ...

                                               

Direct costs

Direct costs are costs which are directly accountable to a cost object. Some overhead costs which can be directly attributed to a project may also be classified as a direct cost. Direct costs are directly attributable to the object. In constructi ...

                                               

Disciplinary probation

Disciplinary probation is a disciplinary status that can apply to students at a higher educational institution or to employees in the workplace. For employees, it can result from both poor performance at work or from misconduct. For students, it ...

                                               

Distribution deal

A distribution deal is a legal agreement between one party and another, to handle distribution of a product. There are various forms of distribution deals. There are exclusive and non-exclusive distribution agreements. In an exclusive distributio ...

                                               

Dividing territories

Dividing territories is an agreement by two companies to stay out of each others way and reduce competition in the agreed-upon territories. The process known as geographic market allocation is one of several anti-competitive practices outlawed un ...

                                               

Downdraft table

Downdraft tables or downdraught benches are workbenches with built-in ventilation to capture dust, smoke, and fumes and draw them away from the material being worked on. They typically consist of a perforated surface whose underside is connected ...

                                               

Drink industry

The drink industry produces drinks, in particular ready to drink products. Drink production can vary greatly depending on the product being made. ManufacturingDrinks.com explains that, "bottling facilities differ in the types of bottling lines th ...

                                               

Duvet day

A duvet day is a formal allowance of time off given by some employers, most commonly in the United Kingdom and United States. It differs from holiday allowance in that no prior notice is needed. Employees receive an allocation of days where if th ...

                                               

EasyChair

EasyChair is a free web-based conference management software system used, among other tasks, to organise paper submission and review. EasyChair is widely used, since 2002, in the scientific community, with reportedly more than two and a half mill ...

                                               

Editorial-related advertising

Editorial-related advertising is associated with the concept of contextual advertising but differs in its ability to match advertising to content in a much more specific manner. Where contextual advertising is keyword based, editorial-related adv ...

                                               

Employer Registration

Employers can fall into one of two categories, people or groups who run a business and people who employ household workers. People or legal entities who employ workers can include: Limited liability companies. Sole proprietors Partnerships Nonpro ...

                                               

Employment practices liability

Employment practices liability is an area of United States labor law that deals with wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, invasion of privacy, false imprisonment, breach of contract, emotional distress, and wage and hour law v ...

                                               

Enkeltpersonforetak

Enkeltpersonforetak is a type of sole proprietorship in Norway. The company is considered part of the personal assets of the owner, who holds the full juridical and economic liability of the company. The sole proprietorship entity holds a number ...

                                               

Enterprise information access

Enterprise information access refers to information systems that allow for enterprise search; content classification; content clustering; information extraction; enterprise bookmarking; taxonomy creation and management; information presentation t ...

                                               

Enterprise service layer

In a service-oriented architecture business software implementation, the enterprise service layer is the highest level of abstraction. Any application programming interface defined at the enterprise service layer can cross domain boundaries; it c ...

                                               

The Entertainer (discount publisher)

The Entertainer is a publisher of buy one get one free offers for restaurants, leisure attractions, spas, hotel accommodation and more across the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. The Entertainer has 46 products books and apps that cover 40 d ...

                                               

Europe, the Middle East and Africa

EMEA is a shorthand designation meaning Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The acronym is used by institutions and governments, as well as in marketing and business when referring to this region: it is a shorthand way of referencing the three co ...

                                               

European Council for Business Education

The European Council for Business Education is a not-for-profit organisation headquartered in Belgium. It delivers unrecognised private accreditation to private and public business schools and universities. Membership fees are between 1600 to 270 ...

                                               

European Council for Distance Learning

The European Council for Distance Learning or EUCDL is a private non-profit organization registered under the EU law to help online and Distance Universities/schools to improve their know-how using the latest e-learning technologies and methods t ...

                                               

Executive MBA Council

The Executive MBA Council is an educational accreditation council formed in 1981 to accredit schools of business offering EMBA degrees worldwide. The council was formed with the assistance of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Busin ...

                                               

Express pricing

Express pricing is a form of price discrimination where, in a reverse of economies of scale, retailers raise their prices slightly in smaller stores. The name of it originates from Tesco Express, but it can be used to apply to any retailer operat ...

                                               

FairSearch

FairSearch is a group of organizations that lobby against Googles market dominance in online search and related practices. The group is controlled by Oracle and Naspers executives and has been characterized as a consumer protection organization, ...

                                               

First Isabela Cooperative Bank

First Isabela Cooperative Bank, stylized as FICOBank, is a cooperative bank started in the mid-1970s. It is primarily engaged in financial intermediation between and among: the farmers, fishers and their organizations; the micro, small and medium ...

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