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Positioning of a structure on a site. Decisions regarding orientation should take into account prevailing winds, solar energy and passive solar heating through windows, the impact of the setting sun on afternoon workers, views, and any other relevant factors.

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Stuntz and Weiss (2003) tested Urdan and Maehr's (1995) idea by examining interactions between perceived beliefs of significant others and social orientations as predictors of participants' beliefs about USP.
2D WAXS was performed in transmission to extract orientation distributions across the injection molded sample plaques.
Consideration of the learning needs, technology skills, work schedules, and students' distance from the main campus were critical factors in developing the orientation program for newly admitted RN-BSN students.
The average fibre orientation in a certain direction is generally considered through the so-called orientation number [1-3].
2006) that the behaviors and actions indicative of a high level of market orientation generally lead to higher levels of performance within university business schools.
He proclaims that the ban on public display of sexual orientation does not violate the rights of opinion, self-expression and protest, for public display of sexual orientation is not an exercise of them, but rather constitutes "manifest debauchery.
In particular, we examine whether or not a supply chain orientation is related to the four dimensions of the Balanced Scorecard: customer performance, financial performance, internal process performance, and innovation and learning performance (Kaplan and Norton, 1996; Maiga and Jacobs, 2003).
Then, methods are proposed to locate fast changes of orientation, and to make a segmentation of textures showing multiple orientations.
As presented in Ideas, the writing table is something Husserl orientates himself toward and, in so doing, dictates his orientation toward other objects--the window near the table, the people in other rooms, the pen and paper he writes with on the table.
Cultural orientations also relate to organizational commitment (Abraham, 1997), participative decision-making (Sagie & Aycan, 2003), and conflict styles (Oetzel & Ting-Toomey, 2003).
Perceived susceptibility to HIV infection and testing patterns also differed significantly by sexual orientation.
According to Masse, suppliers often must review a contractor safety manual and/or attend a safety orientation prior to entering the mill site.

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