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On March 31, 2010, MicroTech issued a purchase order to Autonomy for the Vatican Library transaction in the amount of $11,550,000.
More than 400 companies OEM Autonomy technology, including Symantec, Citrix, HP, Novell, Oracle, Sybase and TIBCO.
These conditions show Taylor's account of autonomy as having four characteristics.
Students are facilitated in discovering how the academic information best suits their needs, thereby moving toward autonomy and intrinsic motivation and self-regulation, and ultimately enhanced achievement and success (Deci & Ryan, 2002; Pintrich, 2003).
Fundamentally, the AUTonomy is a skateboard, which Wayne Cherry describes as having "design integrity with or without the body," This skateboard is approximately six-inches thick.
Generally, salespeople in positions that are external to the firm such as insurance agents or manufacturers' agents have higher requirements for autonomy than do salespeople in internal sales jobs such as retail or company sales.
Jurists also identify autonomy with liberty: the Supreme Court asserts that "choices central to personal dignity and autonomy are central to the liberty protected by the Fourteenth Amendment.
Quashing the toxic designs of these evildoers requires severe encroachment on their freedom to perpetrate harms, argues Kekes, yet liberal veneration of autonomy precludes such a course.
Gaylin and Jennings argue that in the name of autonomy, "mentally ill patients were granted their freedom to defecate, urinate, sleep, starve, freeze, murder, and be murdered in the streets of our larger cities.
When I speak of autonomy I'm not talking about withdrawal.
Generally, rehabilitation counselors have a strong tendency to favor behaviors that are beneficent and nonmaleficent over those that foster autonomy (Howie, Gatens-Robinson, & Rubin, 1992).

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