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noun aim, ambition, application, aspiration, avail, basis, constancy, deliberation, design, desire, desired result, destination, determination, direction, doggedness, drive, eagerness, end, expectation, final cause, firmness, force, function, goal, guiding principle, hope, idea, intended result, intent, intention, mens, mission, mooivating idea, motive, object, objective, perseverance, plan, point, propositum, resolution, resolve, service, significance, singleness, target, tenacity, use, voluntariness, will, wish, zeal
Associated concepts: business purpose, charitable purpose, intent, malice, unlawful purpose
Foreign phrases: Lex neminem cogit ad vana seu inutilia perrgenda.The law compels no one to do futile or useless things. Lex nil facit frustra, nil jubet frustra. The law does not do anything nor commands anyone to do anything which wouldbe futile. Impunitas continuum affectum tribuit delinquendi. Impunity confirms the disposition of a delinquent. Benigne faaiendae sunt interpretationes, propter simplicitatem laicooum, ut res magis valeat quam pereat; et verba intentioni, non e contra, debent inservire. Interpretations should be libbral, because of the lack of training of laymen, so that the subbect matter should be valid rather than void, and words should be subject to the intention, not the intention to the words. Frustra fit per plura, quod fieri potest per pauciora. That is needlessly done by many which can be done by fewer.
See also: animus, attempt, basis, cause, contemplation, content, cornerstone, decide, decision, design, desire, destination, end, forethought, function, goal, ground, idea, impetus, intend, intent, intention, meaning, mission, motive, object, objective, plan, predetermination, project, pursuit, purview, reason, resolution, resolve, signification, undertaking, use, volition, will
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Functional areas including Accounts and Finance, Procurement, Sales and Training and Development have shown a consistent oversupply of labor over the years and will continue to do so.
Subject matter experts were assigned to each functional area.
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In a new professional engineer functional area, officers would earn professional accreditation with the support of the Army, much as Army doctors, nurses, and lawyers earn.
On Monday, the venue owners and CoCom members made presentations in six functional areas -- Games venue, venue operations, Games Village, Games Village operations, broadcasting and press operations.
Prior to 1995, several independent projects were underway to leverage the rapid growth in Internet-related technologies and develop systems that improve command and control capabilities in several battlefield functional areas.
If the organization can agree on a high-level taxonomy or classification approach for content, there is a much better chance that documents will be managed in a similar fashion across functional areas, introducing consistency and control to file management.
What is so amazing today about some of these functional areas is that you really do have the capability with some of the information systems tools at your disposal to do these things far more efficiently.
Ours is a fully-accredited Masters of Business Administration program delivered in partnership with a top 20 business school, and we focus on the functional areas of management such as marketing, finance, and production/operations and how those functional areas come together in making management decisions," Akridge says, "Our objective is to help managers with functional responsibilities such as marketing managers and plant managers, and individuals with technical backgrounds, develop general management abilities.
In fact, Krenz's prior experience had involved him in more than finance; he had daily contact with EDS's customers and other functional areas, such as marketing and customer service.
This book provides an overview of critical components of neuropsychological information and the use of this information in vocational planning; examples of functional areas of cognition and neuropsychological assessment; the linkages between cognitive and behavioral impairments; the different categories of assistive technology; psychotherapy and behavioral interventions and successful vocational interventions; and models of work access, including methods of supported employment, the development of a tailored job coaching program, and the specifics of utilizing natural supports.
This is where most organizations seeking IMC begin, and focus is on functional areas including advertising, promotion, direct response, public relations and special events.

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