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CHANGE. The exchange of money for money. The giving, for example, dollars for eagles, dimes for dollars, cents for dimes. This is a contract which always takes place in the same place. By change is also understood small money. Poth. Contr. de Change, n. 1.

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Do the changes being made in your organization fit with its current cultural assumptions?
Have you ever thought about the changes that athletic directors encounter every year and the impact that they usually have?
The base of the change efforts that this article outlines are predicated on the abilities of people with disabilities to work in the community, the necessity of environmental changes as well as changes in the person, the need for advocacy to counter employment discrimination, and the inherent worth of the goal of integrated community employment for all people.
Especially early in the change process, CEOs must be completely inflexible, consistent and resolute in decision-making and action-taking.
The changes were especially unsettling because they all seemed so sudden.
The changes generally affect supervisory style, field training officer programs, critical incident counseling, command support after critical incidents, shift work, and job assignments.
As a result, some field staff were experiencing confusion or ambivalence about the changes. They did not always hear a consistent message or always feel confident that they were an integral part of the change.
Fourth Strategic Hurdle: Currently, the Change Navigation Business is waiting for someone to come forward.
Some believe that it is more useful to remove restraining forces than to rely on the strength of driving forces; this presumes the change will occur unless it is prevented - probably not true of formal quality improvement.
Some theorists refer to the kind of small change which provokes systemic reorganization--or secondorder change--as the "difference that makes a difference." To some extent, trial and error is necessary: depending on whether or not the change snowballs, it can be viewed with hindsight as a difference that did or did not make a difference.
The type of deformation critical for the change in rubber properties depends on the type of polymer, and especially on the type and amount of filler.