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overmanning

the employment of more workers than is strictly required to perform efficiently a particular set of work tasks. This can occur because of an inefficient organization of work by management or through the operation of RESTRICTIVE LABOUR PRACTICES.

overmanning

the employment of more LABOUR than is strictly required to efficiently undertake a particular economic activity. This can arise through bad work organization on the part of management or through trade union-instigated RESTRICTIVE LABOUR PRACTICES.
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Months ago, he pointed out that a major hurricane hadn't hit the continental United States in 12 years so this summer's season would probably see that streak broken; even Overman couldn't have predicted that two would hit the continental U.
In his new role, Overman reports to Kodak CEO Jeff Clarke and is a member of the company's executive council.
Prof Overman accepts that Britain's highly centralised system of government is a cause for concern, but insists it is too simplistic to attribute the North-South gap to a southern bias in public sector investment in things like transport infrastructure.
But Prof Overman said, "Their answer was way, way too large," ie claiming PS15 billion benefit per year.
We had students create one the other day using multiplication in a story," Overman says.
Elevating Overman" is a novel of Ira Overman, a man facing a midlife crisis and trying to find his way through the canyons of life after failures have put him at rock bottom.
Local drag queens and kings will be performing in the U-Club, in the basement of the Overman Student Center.
Right now, as soon as they get them off the ground, they're sold," said Cyndy Overman, senior planner for the city of Wenatchee.
Overman, of Utrecht (the Netherlands) University, and associates.
Online consultant Donordigital in San Francisco hired fundraising veterans Eric Overman and Adam Ruff.
Taken from Adams's humorous, time-travel whodunnit, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, it's adapted by Misfits creator Howard Overman.
Loeb disagrees specifically with the scholarly consensus holding that eternal return, which presupposes a circular notion of time, is inconsistent with the teaching of the overman, which presupposes a linear time.