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course

n. in the midst of or actively involved in at that time, as "in the course of business, course of employment, course of trade."

course

noun act, act of pursuing, action, activity, approach, arrangment, attack, campaign, conduct, customary manner of procedure, delivery, design, direction, effectuation, effort, employment, evolution, execution, exercitation, furtherance, handling, implementation, interaction, iter, line of action, line of conduct, management, manner, measures, method, mode, mode of management, mode of procedure, modus operandi, motion, movement, operation, order, particular manner of proceeding, performance, perpetration, plan, policy, positive action, practice, praxis, prescribed system, procedure, process, program, pursuance, pursuit, road, route, scheme, succession of acts, system
Associated concepts: arising out of and in course of employyent, course of business, course of conduct, course of deallngs, course of employment, courses and distances, direct course, general course, water course
Foreign phrases: In dubio, pars mitior est sequenda.In doubt, the safer course is to be followed.
See also: access, act, admission, admittance, array, avenue, behavior, channel, conduit, cycle, discipline, duration, entry, expedient, guide, method, mode, modus operandi, order, perambulate, period, platform, policy, polity, practice, procedure, program, rule, strategy, subject, tenor, term, traverse, undertaking

COURSE. The direction in which a line runs in surveying.
     2. When there are no monuments, (q.v.) the land must be bounded by the courses and distances mentioned in the patent or deed. 4 Wheat. 444; 3 Pet. 96; 3 Murph. 82; 2 Har. & John. 267; 5 Har. & John. 254. When the lines are actually marked, they must be adhered to, though they vary from the course mentioned in the deeds. 2 Overt. 304; 7 Wheat. 7. 1 See 3 Call, 239 7 Mont. 333. Vide Boundary; Line.

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Our ability to commit ourselves to future courses of action by forming stable, future-directed intentions frees us from such difficulties.
An agent's intentions give rise to deliberative boundaries--that is, they dispose her to exclude certain courses of action from the range of possibilities she entertains in deliberation.
Depending on the number of courses of action and the number of evaluation criteria for each, a tremendous amount of information can be generated.
On a chart, managers should list the evaluation criteria on the left side of the chart; the courses of action should be listed across the top.
In the purely goal-directed decision the goal must be unambiguous and fixed before courses of action are presented to the decider.
Now, either (a) the course of action has been constructed to maximize goal attainment and therefore its selection is automatic, or (b) the alternative courses of action are measured in turn against the goal and that course of action deemed to maximize goalattainment is selected.
In contrast, decision makers can evaluate courses of action that are generated through recognition of the situation.
Identify Key Facts and Assumptions/Develop Courses of Action
Once administrators have formulated some courses of action, they should evaluate the effects that these approaches will have on their organizations.
If such a demand is made, the Company will not be in a position to make those payments and would have to consider alternative courses of action, including, but not limited to, seeking protection under applicable bankruptcy laws.
com helps federal managers analyze their specific personnel situations, determine possible courses of action, and develop a formal report for referral to Human Resources (HR).
The company, with the advice of counsel, is considering the alternative courses of action available to it, including, among others, the possibility of raising capital in order to satisfy the claim asserted by Balfour Financing and Investments Ltd.