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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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The other results indicate strong and significant causal relationships between the work organization scale and all five characteristics of job design; there is also evidence of significant causal relationships between the employment practices scale and the autonomy, variety, and significance facets of job design.
005) was found between the results for the employment practices scale and the rate at which employee suggestions were accepted by the company during 1991.