Although many investors do have a conscience when confronted with specific practices, Stout addresses here how such practices might also affect the long-term value of stocks.
What does SP stand for?
SP stands for Specific Practice (Capability Maturity Model Integration)
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- Special Performance (Boeing 747SP)
- Special Person
- Special Price
- Special Probation
- Special Project
- Special Publication
- Special Purpose
- Specialized (finance)
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50 Paperback RT86 Through stories offered by student nurses, qualified staff, service users, and carers, Baughan and Smith describe how nurses can learn to be more caring in practice, with chapters on specific practices.
Individual chapters discuss specific practice categories and related cases.
On another front, groups of investors are using the power of shareholder 2resolutions--which mandate yes or no votes on specific practices at corporate annual meetings--to affect company policies on climate change.
Insurance premium rates are developed over practice area groupings, but the following factors are also considered in setting rates: (1) the firm's track record regarding claims history; (2) risk management protocols a firm has implemented to prevent claims reoccurrence; (3) the amount of work and revenues generated in total as well as in specific practice areas, for example, geotechnical and structural engineering services expose a firm to higher risk and therefore higher rates; (4) the types of projects undertaken; condominium projects were noted for higher risk profile; (5) the state in which the firm is operating; and (6) the continuing education history of the firm.
Campbell suggests that preaching is a way the faithful engage the powers as communities of resistance shaped by a distinctive worldview and specific practices and virtues.
95 Cdn; 261 pages; (hardcover) The author details specific practices designed to satisfy employees while motivating them to continue improving their performance.
She argues that this converso identity, no matter how fractured and "inauthentic" it may appear to us, was in fact systematically constructed, though the valence of specific practices was determined by Christian as well as Jewish conceptions of piety, and by the circumstances of converso life in a given locale--for example, in Venice as opposed to the Iberian Peninsula.