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Consultations also do not, like magic, change the nature of politicians with vested interests to protect.
Apparently what did the trick was Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's message: ''Politics must not remain at the mercy of those who would hang on to their vested interests.
Cultivate change with an ongoing renewal process that combats the formation of vested interests, and instead fosters the creation of an organizational climate wherein employees expect necessary change and embrace it.
It is high time that the Committee on Standards in Public Life ensured that those giving evidence to Parliament provide relevant financial disclosure to ensure that those who have genuine vested interests in influencing Government policy are exposed for what they are.
Stocker's monumental study aspires to go even farther, providing an "alternative history of Western culture" because it "exposes the vested interests embedded in that culture" (251).
While a donor to a charitable remainder annuity trust (CRAT) or a charitable remainder unitrust (CRUT) and the charitable remainder beneficiary appear to have conflicting vested interests in the trust (high after-tax income versus a high remainder value), the optimal investment strategy for both the income beneficiary (the donor) and the remainder beneficiary (the charitable organization) is one that emphasizes asset growth.
When we fail to participate in fund-raising, just as when we fail to vote, the people who get elected are those who have no vested interests in our issues.
If the current dominant coalition believes in whatever (mainframe computers, propeller-driven aircraft, large sedans, inpatient surgery, specialist medical care) and has monopoly control over resources, change within organizations dominated by these vested interests is difficult.
I assumed, when I agreed to review Marjorie Garber's Vested Interests for Studies in the Novel, that this compendious account of transvestism and cross-dressing through the ages would have a good deal (or at least something) to do with novels.
In a recent interview he called it a "legitimate starting point" that could restructure the operation in a way that includes all vested interests.