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cooperation

  1. the process whereby businesses seek to coordinate their pricing and output policies rather than compete with one another in order to secure higher profits. See OLIGOPOLY, COLLUSION, CARTEL.
  2. the process whereby individuals coordinate their work in GROUPS.

cooperation

  1. 1the process whereby FIRMS seek to coordinate their pricing and output policies rather than compete with one another in order to achieve JOINT-PROFIT MAXIMIZATION. See MUTUAL INTERDEPENDENCE, OLIGOPOLY.
  2. the process whereby individuals coordinate their work in TEAMS.
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The signs of strain in the cooperationist camp indicate that the NOMA approach has failed to resolve tensions that hinder the development of a more collaborative and interactive engagement between science and religion.
Yet, the future looks brighter if Russia follows international and constitutional norms in developing tempered cooperationist or endorsed(14) paradigms of church-state relations.
Professor Barenberg's thesis is that the philosophy behind the Wagner Act was actually cooperationist, not adversarial as traditionally characterized.
Schatz ties the seemingly progressive stance of the Bernard Swopes and Owen Youngs to special features of the electrical industry; product diversity and competition in particular forced a highly rationalistic and cooperationist perspective.
An analysis of the votes for the secession conventions in Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana concludes that "the variance in the cooperationist vote is explained by factors other than the percentage of slaveholders.
According to Barney, Lawrence County was the Alabama county most opposed to secession in Alabama, voting over 75 percent for Douglas or Bell in 1860 and voting over 93 percent for cooperationist candidates to be sent to the state Secession Convention.

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