Self-selection

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Self-selection

Consequence of a contract that induces only one group to participate.

Self-Selection

A situation in which only one person or group can take advantage of a contract.
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Some years ago a woman in a nearby diocese called and said she and others had developed an officially approved, self-selecting parish.
Schools should look to European models and boarding and independent schools who start the teaching day earlier, to get pupils more involved in sports and arts instead of allowing them to continue as self-selecting subjects for the gifted.
The central behavioral theme of agility at work is communities of self-selecting organizational units based on work, shared knowledge and peer compatibility that transcends the organizational chart.
As a result, Pacifica's governing directorate became a completely self-selecting body, shielded from the former checks on its power put in place by earlier, more idealistic generations of broadcasters.
Podcasting is a hot, new audio file distribution technique for time-shifting audio broadcasts to a self-selecting audience who chooses when to listen to it on their iPod or other MP3-compatible listening device.
Installation is much easier than the typical satellite dish installation, and in our service territory, users can pick which tower they want to aim at with their antenna, self-selecting for the best performance by location.
The traditional assumption that consumers can deal with clutter by self-selecting what to watch ignores the evidence to the contrary - that choosing from a super-abundance of options makes consumers less likely to choose at all and less satisfied when they do make a choice.
Ten Proven Strategies" describes how search engines provide a "fast lane" to a highly qualified, self-selecting pool of potential customers.
This also places our employees in the enviable position of self-selecting the vehicles for their retirement equity.
Each vertical portal focuses on a category of interest to individual and/or business users, who therefore are self-selecting prospects for related goods and services.
Although the acceptance rate is high, many of the applicants are self-selecting as demonstrated by SAT scores that average 1108.