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Owner

One who has the exclusive right to use and abuse property within the limits of the law. For example, if one owns land, the owner may use it to build a house, start a farm or dump toxic waste, subject to zoning, environmental and other applicable laws. The ability of an individual to own something is the foundation of the free market system.
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To propose a guidelines for owner-manager on the importance of innovative mindset in promoting innovative behaviour.
To gain an insight into the owner-manager's personal knowledge and understanding of environmental management, 14 topics relevant to environmental protection and good business practice were listed and the owner-managers were asked to record their current level of knowledge on a simple 4 point scale ranging from poor, fair, good to excellent.
"Which owner-manager in his right mind is going to retain profits in a company when it will cost him more to do so?
An examination of the owner-manager's perceptions of training illustrate that they were more aware of the direct impact of their personal skills on the business than on the skills of their employees.
Simon Richards, director of HRC Group says: "Until now owner-managers in the North-East have relied on their accountant, lawyer or bank manager for financial help.
It includes, for example, the desire to facilitate complex operations, to avoid certain organizational problems, to increase overall flexibility, to control and improve productivity and quality, to reduce the firm's tax burden, and, more broadly, the owner-manager's need to be supported or even accompanied in his or her role as visioner.
Although the policies and procedures were verbalized very quickly, these procedures were not written down, as the owner-manager dealt personally with these situations.
The guide discusses ways in which good owner-manager controls may mitigate the auditor's concern.
The Meyberry House property was acquired for $100 million from M&R Management, a New York-based property owner-manager.