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For the hidebound practitioner of print journalism, this change is unnerving but strangely exhilarating.
Few companies come close to Visa in terms of the number of daily foreign exchange transactions, yet the company struggled with a hidebound spreadsheet-based system to assess the effectiveness of its hedging strategy.
Obama ordered the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to turn rocket building over to private companies, which he believes will be more innovative and nimble than the hidebound space agency.
For all of the bad press the insurance industry receives for appearing hidebound, boring and risk averse, the reality of its responsiveness and creativity is evident in the way carriers have responded over the years to pollution liability.
This tendency emerges again and again as long as its victims stay hidebound. These lesser rogues -- Zardari, Karzai, Abdullah, Mubarak, Abbas -- Aa will get their marching orders from DC, hold down their own people for a fee, unless the people, every one of them, pick up their shoes, sandals, chappals (any old footwear will do), and point them at these scoundrels, a shot across the bow of their kleptocracies.
Sha (literature, American U.) analyzes scientific texts, the thought of Kant and Longinus, and the works of Blake, Shelley, Wollstonecraft, and Byron to find the period's ideas about sexuality were not as hidebound as has been assumed.
According to campaign documents, the CTO would work with top techies at all executive branch agencies, and through them cajole the hidebound bureaucracy to "use best-in-class technologies and share best practices." But Obama's geeks may be in for a rude awakening in Washington: This is, after all, the city where the White House email archiving system until recently relied on print-and-file, er, technology, while the FBI spent five years and $105 million on a case management system it ultimately threw out.
Sarkozy was elected last May on a pledge to shake up the hidebound French economy, cut back on public sector workers and modernise the state s many institutions.
THERE is a widely held perception, that the English folk music tradition has been overshadowed and even overwhelmed by its close Celtic neighbours, thus rendering it sterile and hidebound.
Secretary of Defense certainly did not endear himself to the bank's bureaucracy by challenging hidebound policies and trying to stem corruption.
Plucked from retirement by investor Henry Kravis to reinvigorate a hidebound British brokerage, Plumeri managed to turn Kravis' $300 million investment into $3 billion.
Entering the rotary volumetric filling market was a bold move but a very positive statement of our intent that we will not be hidebound by what have become accepted practices and principles."