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He also offers an instrument for measuring the level of businesslike approach and methods of testing the relationship between NPM and ethics.
He spoke not a word, but the foxy old elf just walked to the mantel and laid on the shelf a letter, typewritten in businesslike style; then down the dumb-waiter he sped with a smile.
Next time she makes lewd remarks calmly yet firmly tell her you don't think they're funny and can she stick to businesslike interactions.
Thus, as we have reported, there is a need for a comprehensive, integrated transformation strategy for real property that will focus on some of the underlying causes that contribute to these problems, such as competing stakeholder interests in real property decisions, various legal and budget-related disincentives to businesslike outcomes, inadequate capital planning, and the lack of governmentwide focus on real property issues.
Second, the company must demonstrate a businesslike and solution-oriented organization with an infrastructure capable of providing investors with a consistent stream of information regarding both successes and failures.
This will immediately give your piece a crisper, more businesslike flavor.
However, it leaves the question of what tie-less males can wear that will leave them looking smart and businesslike.
His businesslike manner as he stooped to pick her up, spin her around, and set her down suggested he'd spent a lifetime hefting ladies around.
And yet the paintings are clearly executed at speed: The touch is rapid and assertive, businesslike rather than caressing.
The function of management is to make the church more churchlike, not to make the church more businesslike.
Meetings were organized in a businesslike way; conversionist piety was promoted, and the distractions of reformist concerns were to be shunned.
This businesslike site has been good business for Brown.

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