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dysfunction

any consequence of an activity which inhibits the achievement of the desired objective. In the study of ORGANIZATIONS, dysfunctions refer to those aspects of organizations which are essential to the organization's proper functioning but at the same time detract from organizational performance. For instance, a justifiable emphasis on following the correct procedures can also stifle the flexibility that is often needed in work situations. See GOAL DISPLACEMENT.
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MBD is the practice of having the ONE reference source: a 3D CAD model with semantic PMI (product and manufacturing information) or annotations be the definitive authority model.
According to IEA data Russia made only 18 per cent of its pledged cut of 0.23 mbd.
In addition, "MBD played a key role in commercial investment and development in sponsoring construction of the New Horizons Retail Center, which created hundreds of jobs and attracted major retailers, including national franchise chains which strengthened the economic and social fabric of our community," said Mr.
The region will add approximately 836 mbd of hydrocracking unit capacity and has planned capex of around US$14.3bn by 2022.
First, some information on factors related to the MBD was not available, such as serum albumin, dietary phosphorus intake, and detailed doses of phosphate binders, and Vitamin D.
The region will add around 233 mbd of coking unit capacity and has planned capex of around $2.6 billion by 2022.
Earlier this year, the group introduced MBD Prive Collection that redefines luxury and emulates fashion and exotic treat of leisure that has set a benchmark for itself in the Delhi-NCR region.
Illness due to MBD, which implies high number of medical certificates, means large personal, institutional, economic and social losses such as absence from work, reduced work capacity and loss of productivity (11,26-29).
I was just actually invited to join by Thevarit Vichuprapa (MBD president), so [that] our country will have a better representative this year.
Mammographic breast density (MBD) has been a topic of research and discussion for decades.
New York, NY, June 17, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Mark Borowski Design, LLC (MBD) in conjunction with Smarter Toddler Nursery & Preschool[R] is thrilled to announce the opening of Smarter Toddler Williamsburg, located at the Edge Condominium near the East River waterfront in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Saudi Arabia's local consumption of fuel based products including diesel, gasoline, liquid gas and kerosene grew to 2.54 million barrels per day (mbd) in 2015, according to Makkah daily.