Dematerialization


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Dematerialization

The process by which stocks and other securities cease to be represented by a physical certificate and become electronically recorded. Dematerialization has gradually become more common as computers have become more sophisticated and exchanges increasingly decide to close their trading floors.
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Instead, Simmons (2002) argues for the introduction of a difference between the paradigm of immaterialisation and the perspective of dematerialisation, even if Immaterialisation was understood as a kind of Dematerialization (Hoorens et al 2004).
One last example will serve to illustrate the process of technological substitution and dematerialization.
With dematerialization, the crediting of the amount paid at the counter can occur much faster than with the traditional management system.
Im/ Dematerialization of economies is wanted to be a new way of approaching organic or synergistic economy, the one in which the individual has to choose between a polluting consume and a sustainable one.
Thanks to the success of ongoing dematerialization efforts, the economies of scale for physical processing have been reversed: the fixed costs incurred to support physical processing are being recovered through dwindling transactions," according to the paper.
We are obviously well positioned and appear to be seizing market share in the dematerialization industry.
That the journal he favors, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, is one of Germany's most respected financial and cultural broad-sheets, of course, does nothing to offset its ultimate dematerialization.
This sense of dematerialization is emphasized by a three-dimensional metal grid which encloses the cube, like a huge cage or climbing frame.
Strong Order Growth Positions Subsidiary as a Solution Provider in the Dematerialization of Senior Life Settlement Units
Contract award notice: Providing a platform for dematerialization of requests for charges for complementary organizations and associated services (france-marseille: Software support services)
The dematerialization of the art object never happened; or rather, it has been infinitely less important than defamiliarization.