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Affiliate

Relationship between two companies when one company owns substantial interest, but less than a majority of the voting stock of another company, or when two companies are both subsidiaries of a third company. See: Subsidiaries, parent company.

Affiliate

1. A company that owns a minority interest in another company. This gives the first company a degree of control over the second, but not enough to make it a full-fledged subsidiary.

2. One of two companies that have a structural relationship with each other. For example, both companies may be subsidiaries of the same parent company.

affiliate

An organization that is related to another organization through some type of control or ownership. For example, a U.S.-based company may have a foreign affiliate that handles overseas sales.
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Both Sancho and Wheatley articulated affiliative notions of African identity.
Good soldiers and good actors: Prosocial and impression management motives as interactive predictors of affiliative citizenship behaviors.
Neurophysiological correlates of affiliative behaviour between humans and dogs.
5 SD or higher) in academic, popular, affiliative, and Olympian factors and low (-0.
Douglass's plantation politics centers on certain practices of group formation, in which affiliative relations among slaves produce "action-in-concert" (186).
Bartleby's story is described as "discourse of enunciative and affiliative plenum and a corporeal dynamics of towardness, openness, adherence, abidance, and circumambulation", and the character himself as "post-performative, post-scribal (as well as post-scripted), un-pretentious, 'anybody', which is to say as a positively existing in-dividual, a 'groundling'; in other words still--a salient human being" (Semrau 2009a: 99).
The proposed types, based upon the research and experience of members of the law enforcement and intelligence communities, include unwavering true believers, affiliative true believers, opportunistic true believers, criminal true believers, betrayer true believers, psychotic true believers, and fledgling true believers.
Burnham has shown that 73 percent of the better managers had a stronger need for power than a need to be liked, as compared with only 22 percent of the poorer managers, who tended to be what they called affiliative managers, or those whose strongest drive is to be liked.
Individuals who adopt affiliative style of humor engage in non-hostile joking behavior, saying funny stories about themselves, aiding in relationship building.
One is here reminded of the work of Irving Janis on vigilant decision-making and the impact of affiliative, cognitive and egocentric constraints, as well as the pitfalls of group-think.
A meta-analytic review of gender variations in adults' language use: talkativeness, affiliative speech, and assertive speech.
Among the topics are heavy metals in dolphins from the northern Adriatic Sea and potential subtle toxic effects, molecular approaches to deciphering dolphin's genetic information, the Mediterranean common bottlenose dolphin's repertoire and communication use, the use and function of distinctive whistle-like signals in the bottlenose dolphin, traditional uses and conservation of dolphins in Brazil, differences between solitary and group time budget in estuarine dolphins (Sotalia guianesis) in northeastern Brazil, and whether affiliative body contact repairs relationships among bottlenose dolphins.