Autonomy


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Autonomy

The state in which a company is not a subsidiary, department or other subdivision of another company. That is, an autonomous company is completely independent. Autonomy should not be confused with an autonomous expenditure or with autonomous consumption.
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Among the 36 states, however, only 10 states have considered, as at that Thursday, the Bill on Local Government Autonomy and forwarded it to the Chairman of Conference of Speakers, which was part of what transmitted it to the National Assembly on Thursday.
Going for autonomy for the third time requires a well-calibrated, exhaustive and systematic campaign.
Iringan said achieving autonomy for the Cordillera is the only justifiable and legal means by which the region as a whole could demand from the national government the allocation of more resources for the overall development of the region considering that the Cordillera will be treated as a regular region in terms of the allocation of the governments resources if it will remain as a special administrative region or opt to become a regular region.
Its assumption that through self-governance the life of a community would flourish underwrote the development of the modern ideal of autonomy.
Like Spindelman and Rubenfeld, critics of Fourtin synonymize sexual autonomy with sexual consent, and reserve sexual consent for the fiction of the adult, rational, able-bodied, able-minded actor.
In a multivariate analysis that controlled for other social and demographic covariates, the relationships between women's autonomy and men's involvement in maternal health care were generally similar to those in the bivariate analysis.
The question of journalist autonomy is closely linked with issues concerning how news becomes news.
Given the many reported benefits of autonomy and self-management (Beekum, 1989; Cummings, Molloy & Glen, 1977; Finn, 2001; Goodman, Devadas & Hughson, 1988; Guzzo & Dickson, 1996; Guzzo, Jette & Katzell, 1985; Iliopoulou & White, 2010; Pasmore, Francis, Haldemen, & Shavi, 1982), the question addressed in this study is not why organizations choose to implement such interventions, but why employees may like and desire autonomy in their work.
While most other authors in the volume seem to agree that we should not invest our energy trying to ensure that everyone uses the concept in the same way the majority of them do, nevertheless, consider it important to determine how we use the term autonomy in individual cases.
HP learned about the potential misrepresentations when an Autonomy executive came forward following the departure of Mike Lynch, Autonomy's founder.
We remain 100 percent committed to Autonomy and its industry-leading technology," Whitman said during a webcast for Autonomy customers on Wednesday.
HP has alerted the Serious Fraud Office and threatened legal action after alleging former Autonomy bosses used "accounting improprieties" to boost its value prior to takeover.

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