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Positioning of a structure on a site. Decisions regarding orientation should take into account prevailing winds, solar energy and passive solar heating through windows, the impact of the setting sun on afternoon workers, views, and any other relevant factors.

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This finding directly contradicted the results of Sage and Kavussanu (2007), who found a positive relationship between social status orientation and antisocial behavior, and of Stuntz and Weiss (2003), who found that, for boys, friendship and group acceptance orientations were positively associated with intention to use USP.
A carefully structured orientation agenda for new employees makes them comfortable with the new organization and helps them break the ice.
yielding AF = 1 in the limit of perfect orientation and AF = 0 for random molecular orientation.
Prior to this orientation session, all students completed the Computer Technology Proficiency Assessment (CTPA), which assessed the student's computer skills in four areas: basic computer, communication (Internet/email), word processing, and presentation.
A high degree of market orientation indicates that individuals in the organization are committed to customer satisfaction and remain so over time by recognizing changes in customer needs and wants, and reacting and adapting in a satisfactory manner to those changes.
Accordingly, we address a limited number of research objectives surrounding the magnitude and balance of market orientation exhibited by AACSB-affiliated business schools in the United States toward three general student/stakeholder markets (students, parents, employers of graduates).
The objectives of this article are to quantify the error caused by assistive mobility devices on commercially available orientation sensors that contain magnetometers and to examine the viability of using these orientation sensors in rehabilitation research.
We consider each of these six indicators as separate capabilities that together form the supply chain orientation construct, and posit supply chain orientation as an essential capability for today's firms, as well as a strong contributor to firm competitive advantage development (Porter, 1980).
In this paper, we introduce algorithms to estimate a local orientation, which can be implemented in the Fourier space or in the image space.
In both the introduction and chapter one Ahmed demonstrates how our orientation to objects depends on the direction we face, what we can see, our "points of view.
It is in this context that the teaching of the Church on the morality of homosexual orientation and homosexual activity is presented and within the context of moral teaching on sexuality and marriage generally" (PG, p.