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What does HO stand for?

HO stands for Hippocratic Oath

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  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Students took the Hippocratic Oath (taken by new medical students to honour the medical profession) in the presence of deans, faculty members, fellow students and family.
That dynamic helps explain why President Barack Obama is preparing for the second day of his Southern Nevada sojourn, like a doctor flown in on a very fancy Flight for Life jet and remembering the famous words that evolved from the Hippocratic oath.
Step forward two Harvard professors who in this month's Harvard Business Review, the US business bible, propose a radical solution: making management a profession, like medicine or the law, complete with its own Hippocratic oath, covering both personal ethics and wider responsibilities to society as a whole.
My thoughts have been running back to the Hippocratic Oath that so many of us were taught when we entered our medical training.