Action Program

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Action Program

A plan detailing the steps one must take to achieve a stated goal. For example, if one wishes to have a larger office in two years, one may make an action program detailing how to attain that goal. An action program must show the time horizon, the tasks one must complete, and the cost associated with each task. It is also called an action plan.
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Corrective action programs encompass the identification, reporting, evaluation, resolution, and trending of an organization's issues and work requests.
Synopsis: While a majority of Americans support affirmative action programs for women and racial minorities, more favor programs for women.
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Mines that implement appropriate corrective action programs will need to achieve a 50% reduction in the rate of S&S violations or a rate within the top 50% for all mines of similar type and classification.
Some have already begun to argue that, as evidenced by the senator's success, the time has come to dismantle affirmative action programs.
In the late 1990s, he became program manager for the United Nation Mine Action Programs in Sudan and Kosovo.
Department of State's humanitarian mine action programs and small arms and light weapons abatement efforts around the world, visit www.
Supreme Court has refused to consider the latest challenge to affirmative action programs in federal procurement.
But objectives and targets will not be achieved simply because they have been identified; the organization must launch a set of action programs to enable the targets for all the measures to be achieved.
For example, Democrats (to use Sunstein's shorthand for judges appointed by Democratic presidents) voted to strike down affirmative action programs only 28 percent of the time between 1980 and 2002.
This major seismic shift in the composition of our population, and the resulting need to develop future leaders with the skills and abilities to navigate successfully in a multicultural world, explains why more than 300 academic and corporate organizations--including Microsoft, Bank One, General Motors, and Shell--filed legal briefs supporting the University of Michigan's affirmative action programs.
Most prominently, he adamantly and impatiently defends the affirmative action programs widely used in American higher education.

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