parenting

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parenting

the manner in which the senior managers of a company manage their subordinate companies or business units. Good parenting in the form of dear goals for business unit managers, monitoring of their performance, appropriate rewards and tight financial controls can improve the performance of these business units. See DIVERSIFICATION.
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I see 12-year-olds leaving the hospital with their new babies, often without clothes to wear and with no stable means of caring for offspring.
Dr Ronald Lee noted that in some species, including humans, post-reproductive individuals continue to provide a valuable service by caring for offspring -either as parents or grandparents.
Their choices may be based on a variety of factors: maturity of the males, dominance, physical attractiveness (as we saw in the case of the barn swallow), control of food and other resources, and also, as is seen again and again, the likelihood of help in caring for offspring.