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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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Here were we, drawn together by mutual rage and the impulse toward cooperation, led off into forgetfulness by the establishment of a rude rhythm.
My faith in the success of the enterprise is such that I am willing to trust to it," he wrote, "and I have confidence that we shall establish the harmony and cooperation that is essential to the success of an enterprise of this kind.
Nioche intimated with a sigh that Mademoiselle Noemie did not bring to this task that zealous cooperation which might have been desired.
How find a straight road of progress, you men of science, of industry, of cooperation, of trades unions, and all the rest?
On Tuesday evening I received telegrams from both Colonel Ross, the owner of the horse, and from Inspector Gregory, who is looking after the case, inviting my cooperation.
Now, my dear fellow, in the matter of these explanations, we have, if I may ask for your cooperation, a hard and dangerous night's work in front of us.
Between September 2012 and February 2013 we conducted a research, with the primary goal to gather and interpret information about the level of use of cooperations in the environment of Slovak enterprises.
Operational governance in horizontal cooperations of logistics service providers: performance effects and the moderating role of cooperation
We are confident in the promising future of existing cooperations, and we are interested to further extend their scope and enrich their content in major fields of technology.
On this basis, EADS and its shareholders welcome the perspective of a stronger cooperation between EADS and the Russian industry.
Security cooperations between government and the private sector - such as the one between the German Federal Ministry of the Interior and Infineon - and the subsequent use of silicon-based solutions have the potential to make Germany the pacesetter for such security solutions in Europe.
Ulrich Schumacher, President and CEO of Infineon Technologies AG, signed the "Memorandum of Understanding" to initiate this security cooperation in Munich today.

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