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control

1) n. the power to direct, manage, oversee and/or restrict the affairs, business or assets of a person or entity. 2) v. to exercise the power of control.

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There is little point in applying all this technology to the mixer and its upstream if the operations following are not under control. Today's control systems can help in this respect too, since downstream mills, extruders and batch-off units can be incorporated into the package, thus providing the end user with a totally integrated package.
Some European OEMs are looking into networked controls to reduce the size of control cabinets and improve the speed and accuracy of data collection, especially on complex coex cast film lines.
Yet, in many companies they're under-appreciated as an internal control over financial reporting.
Bishops worried that natural family planning would serve as a gateway practice to other forms of banned birth control, and so discouraged priests from endorsing this method too publicly.
Vector control may have worsened the dengue situation in Singapore because overt dengue attack rates in the 1990s and early 2000s were severalfold higher than those in the 1960s.
9 requires the CPA to have a system of quality control and describes an adequate system of quality control as: "a process to provide the member with reasonable assurance that the firm (public practice) or employer's (nonpublic practice) personnel comply with applicable professional standards."
The Act, which, among other things requires firms and their auditors to attest to the effectiveness of controls over financial reporting, offers tangible benefits to every real estate investment constituent including the advisor, financer, investor, lessor, lessee, transaction processor and acquirer among others.
Participating companies and their external auditors decided that every process, even at a transaction level, had to be documented and the related control had to be tested.
* Physical process control segmentation (independent networks for process control and business, including separate interface from routers and multi-tiered security zones)
I do not claim to have conquered my overpowering desire to control student texts.
By beginning the process slowly, perhaps tackling one or two of the most challenging processes the first year and additional processes the next, a university can gain insights into its control "orientation" and can modify its processes before the entire control structure has been documented and assessed.