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Working Group

Persons gathered together to solve a common problem or to set a particular goal. For example, a working group may be gathered to set standards for a nascent industry. A working group is expected to complete its task within a certain amount of time, usually with the publication of a paper or report. While working groups are founded as temporary, ad hoc committees, many go on to become semi-permanent bodies.
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2004; Walrath and Fraumeni 1983), the working group noted that the deficits were small and the studies had low power to detect an effect on nasopharyngeal cancer.
Treasury participated in the Working Group as observers and technical advisers.
The Enhancing Member Working Group also worked closely with TEI's Corporate Tax Management Committee in developing a tax department survey, which will provide valuable benchmarking data for all tax executives.
Mary Ann Houle, Aboriginal industrial relations officer for the Treaty #3 working group, agrees maintaining diversity is important.
Scientific Working Group for Microbial Genetics and Forensics (SWGMGF) *
Clearly there is a broad level of participation in the IPS Working Group.
The working group attempts to address the specific security needs of the private sector by assisting the firms' internal security departments to develop threat assessments and to evaluate their level of preparedness.
Long-term recommendations on implementing specific SPC tools are made by the working group, although the decision and the responsibilities lie with the quality policy group.
The OIF's working groups launched two new projects, the membership approved a new Implementation Agreement and technical leadership elections were conducted.
To advance the twin themes of communication and member service, the Institute established three working groups to bring focus to our activities.
John Christy, a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and a lead author of the Working Group I report, believes the uncertainties limit the report's usefulness for policy makers.
In addition to calling for more frequent public disclosure, the working group said that financial information should be disclosed based on a firm's internal methodologies and exposure categories.

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