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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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* transfer of batch data between controls package and lab package providing a single comprehensive report.
Another extrusion installation of distributed controls has pressure sensors networked through discrete controllers with Profibus protocols.
It also becomes apparent why since Sarbanes-Oxley the auditor no longer is one of the company's internal controls. As companies search for a substitute for this important role, many are realizing they can avoid a material weakness in their internal control over financial reporting by completing the account reconciliations before the SEC filing.
A South Australian Salmonella Mbandaka outbreak investigation using a database to select controls. Aust N Z J Public Health.
* Walk-through Processes: Once processes are documented, it is important to observe the process, thereby confirming that it has been documented accurately and that the controls are in place and effective.
Ensure that all areas that represent key controls have established and sustainable segregation of processes;
"We chose an area operator with responsibility over both digesters and brown stock washers to spend two weeks working on the new system, with one week in developing regulatory controls, and one week in reviewing the detailed functional specifications," said Caraway.
Corporate Level Control Assessment--Consultants interview company executives and board members to understand the company's internal controls and its commitment to its board of directors and audit committee; integrity and ethics; and other related governance issues.
As financial reporting and compliance risks and the related control procedures are documented, the university can reassess the Linkages between computer and manual controls and whether efficiencies can be achieved by redesigning certain control activities.
AV Control Within the Classroom Typically, the instructor is the end user of an AV system in a classroom.
Test pilots were able to compensate sufficiently to fly and meet defined performance standards on intentionally crippled aircraft flight control designs.
Sometimes considered part of work practice controls, administrative controls involve changing how or when employees do their jobs.

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