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covin

formerly, a secret conspiracy between two or more persons to act to the detriment or injury of another.

COVIN, fraud. A secret contrivance between two or more persons to defraud and prejudice another of his rights. Co. Litt 357, b; Com. Dig. Covin, A; 1 Vin. Abr. 473. Vide Collusion; Fraud.

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provision of the day center service for dependent elderly people located in doctor grande covin street - "las teresas" industrial estate, In accordance with the provisions of the specific technical specifications of 29.
Zahra and Covin (1995) and Zahra (1993) have comprehensively considered these differences.
Organizational Performance enables the organization to become more competitive; however, there is a need to find ways to optimize Organizational Performance (Zahra & Covin, 1993; Kim & Mauborgne, 2003).
The recent literature review has made it obvious that innovativeness is one of the most vibrant and permanent dimension of CE and it has been the prime theme for entrepreneurship (Baden-Fuller 1995; Covin and Slevin 1991; Thomas and Mueller 2000; Tan 2008).
A third piece of evidence for this relationship can be found in the perception of entrepreneurship as an organizational strategy (Miller, 1983; Covin & Slevin, 1989; Lumpkin & Dess, 1996; Cooke-Davis, Crawford, & Lechler, 2009).
Covin y Slevin (1991) proponen que la conducta emprendedora es observable o medible a traves de las decisiones que se toman en el nivel organizacional, es decir que la efectividad del emprendimiento se mide en el ambito de una firma.
2010; Covin and Covin 1990; Ferrier 2001; Khanna and Palepu 2010; Li et al.
Santos e Alves (2009), que avalia os dois modelos de desempenho-unidimensional e multidimensional --de acordo com os pressupostos de Lumpkin e Dess (1996) e de Hughes e Morgan (2007) para o primeiro modelo, e de Miller (1983) e Covin e Slevin (1989) para o segundo modelo.
Our research has implications for the EO literature, which has been comparatively silent about the antecedents of EO (see for exceptions, for example, Engelen, Flatten, Thalmann, & Brettel, 2013, and Green, Covin, & Slevin, 2008).
Con respecto a la relacion OE-crecimiento, en general la literatura propone una relacion significativamente positiva del comportamiento emprendedor y el crecimiento de la empresa (Brown, Davidsson y Wiklund, 2001; Covin y Slevin, 1991; Moreno y Casillas, 2008; Wiklund, 1999).
Such competitiveness will depend, to a greater or lower degree, on the environment in which the company operates (Covin & Covin, 1990).
Edited by by Michael Mitchell and David Covin with Nikol Alexander-Floyd and Julia Jordan-Zachery